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billing, cholesterol, HDL, hyperlipidemia, LDL, lipids, primary care, statins, triglycerides



  1. Rogers, Julia DNP, RN, CNS, FNP-BC
  2. Baker, Manisa DNP, RN, CNS, CCRN


Abstract: This installment in the series on the most commonly billed diagnoses in primary care focuses on hyperlipidemia. This article discusses the pathophysiologic processes of hyperlipidemia as well as how the clinical manifestations and treatments are linked to the pathogenesis of disease.