The registered lactation consultant on your staff sees an 8-day-old neonate who has a history of feeding problems. A history including feeding problems, urine and stool output, sleep patterns, and the mother's lactogenesis and comfort level with breastfeeding is performed. The baby is weighed and because he is not sufficiently gaining weight and requires intermittent formula-feeding, the lactation consultant observes a feeding session, corrects the latch, and counsels the mother. During the visit, the physician reviews the history taken by the lactation consultant and performs a brief examination of the newborn (ie, examination of the skin, abdomen, and heart). The physician documents the history, physical examination, assessment, and plan in the medical record. The lactation consultant documents her visit, the total faceto-face time spent with the patient and mother (by physician and consultant), and the total amount of time spent in counseling mother and baby (45 minutes, with 35 minutes...

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