Cerebrovascular accidents (CVA) are the fifth-leading cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Review ICD-10-CM coding for CVA and ICD-10-PCS coding for surgical interventions used to open blocked arteries. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.
Encephalopathy refers to any disease of the brain that alters its function or structure. Lori-Lynne A. Webb, CPC, CCS-P, CCP, CHDA, COBG , breaks down documentation requirements and ICD-10-CM coding for toxic, acute, and chronic encephalopathy.
Clinical documentation and ICD-10-CM coding terminology for neonatal conditions do not always match. Review documentation requirements and ICD-10-CM coding guidelines for reporting common neonatal diagnoses, as well as advice for querying pediatric healthcare providers.
Nearly 80% of healthcare organizations are collecting data on social determinants of health (SDoH), or non-clinical factors that affect health, including family and home life, education, employment, and food insecurity, according to a new AHIMA survey.