Q: Would telemetry and the continuation of home medications be considered continued care for a myocardial infarction (MI) or treatment when reporting in ICD-10-CM? Would this meet the definition of a secondary diagnosis?
The fiscal year (FY) 2022 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, both effective October 1, were recently released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and CMS, respectively.
Trey La Charité, MD, FACP, SFHM, CCS, CCDS, writes that organizations that aren’t reviewing all in-hospital mortality cases are missing some tremendous opportunities to improve reimbursement and documentation.
A recent study highlighted growing evidence that patients of all ages can develop type 1 diabetes after an acute COVID-19 infection. In this article, Susan Belley, RHIA, CPHQ, and Audrey Howard, RHIA, evaluate these findings as well as ICD-10-CM reporting for the two conditions.
Sarah Nehring, RHIT, CCS, CCDS , reviews ICD-10-CM reporting and clinical criteria for various types of heart failure including diastolic, systolic, hypertensive, and more. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.