E/M Weekly Tip: Review of Systems - 'All Others Negative'
It is acceptable to use the statements "All others negative" and "No other complaints" as long as the pertinent systems, symptoms, and/or problems were addressed and documented.
- We cannot use information twice, i.e., documentation under the history of present illness (HPI)
- Considered a "complete (10 or more)" ROS
- Avoid using statements like "10 systems negative" or "12 systems negative"