Inpatient coders have malnutrition on their mental list of diagnoses at risk of audits. Learn how to effectively work with dieticians and CDI staff to ensure accurate documentation and ICD-10-CM coding for malnutrition.
Bronchoscopy is often performed in conjunction with other therapeutic procedures for the treatment of lung problems. Sarah Nehring, BS, RHIT, CCS, CCDS , breaks down ICD-10-PCS coding for bronchoscopy with bronchoalveolar lavage and suction of a mucus plug.
A spinal fusion is used to permanently connect two or more vertebrae, eliminating motion between them. Read up on ICD-10-PCS guidance for reporting spinal fusions based on key details in the operative note. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.