Q: I’m having trouble determining how to report an acute myocardial infarction (MI) for subsequent admissions occurring within four weeks of the initial MI in ICD-10-CM. Can you walk me through the process?
A Humana health plan in Florida collected nearly $200 million in Medicare overpayments in 2015 by improperly coding for high-severity Hierarchical Condition Category conditions, according to a recent audit from the Office of Inspector General (OIG).
Encephalopathy is a general term used to describe any disease of the brain that alters its function or structure. Alba Kuqi, MD, CICA, CCS, CDIP, CCDS, CRCR, CSMC, MSHIM, RHIA , analyzes ICD-10-CM coding for toxic, metabolic, and hepatic encephalopathies.
Vaginal cuff dehiscence is a severe complication of a total hysterectomy. In this article, Lori-Lynne A. Webb, CPC, CCS-P, CCP, CHDA, COBGC , writes about ICD-10-CM coding for vaginal cuff dehiscence and ICD-10-PCS coding for dehiscence repairs. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.