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.
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.
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.