In part two of this two-part series, Audrey Howard, RHIA, covers fiscal year (FY) 2022 updates to ICD-10-PCS reporting for spinal procedures, specificity updates to the ICD-10-CM official coding guidelines, and modified MS-DRG logic for type 2 myocardial infarctions. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.
In this article, Alba Kuqi, MD, CICA, CCS, CDIP, CCDS, CRCR, CSMC, MSHIM, RHIA , breaks down a clinical scenario and corresponding query so inpatient coders and CDI specialists can better work to ensure proper reporting and reimbursement for diagnoses related to acute tubular necrosis (ATN).
Hospitals often put significant thought, time, and energy into hiring new team members, and while coding and CDI managers can have the best possible staff, if they don’t feel appreciated, the odds of them staying with the company long term are low.
The fiscal year 2022 ICD-10-CM code set introduced 165 new codes, effective for encounters on or after October 1. Read about notable changes including new codes for anemia and thrombolysis, COVID-19-realted conditions, depression, and gastric metaplasia. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.