A recent medical record review published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network Open found that between October 1, 2021, and January 31, 2022, providers used ICD-10-CM code U09.9 (post-COVID-19 condition, unspecified) to identify a multitude of post-acute conditions brought on by COVID-19.
Social determinants of health ICD-10-CM codes have become more of a hot topic in the CDI world over the past few years. Review guidance for reporting personal circumstances such as income, wealth, and education that impact health and wellbeing.
Pregnancy causes changes to the immune system that increase the risk of infection and sepsis during pregnancy, labor, and the puerperium. Sarah Nehring, BS, RHIT, CCS, CCDS , analyzes ICD-10-CM documentation and coding for sepsis after childbirth.
Stroke, or cerebrovascular accident (CVA), is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S. and the second leading cause of death worldwide, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Unpack clinical documentation and ICD-10-CM coding for various types of CVA. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.