The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released the fiscal year (FY) 2022 ICD-10-CM code set which includes 159 new, 20 revised, and 32 deleted ICD-10-CM codes. CMS also released the finalized ICD-10-PCS codes for FY 2022, which includes 191 new, 62 revised, and 107 deleted ICD-10-PCS codes. The code changes take effect October 1, 2021.
Pediatric record reviews require a different skill set than those in the traditional adult acute care space. Often, those reviewing these specialized charts are islands within their overall CDI or coding department, acting as the sole pediatric chart reviewer. This article sheds light on how some have perfected these reviews within their department.
Judith L. Kares, JD, reviews potential updates found in the fiscal year (FY) 2022 IPPS proposed rule that pertain to quality programs for inpatient hospitals and changes to address existing inequities in the delivery of these services.
Shelley C. Safian, PhD, RHIA, CCS-P, writes that inpatient Removals of a device from a lower bone may be performed less frequently than other procedures, which creates a need for more education on reporting ICD-10-PCS codes from table 0QP. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.