Shelley C. Safian, PhD, RHIA, CCS-P, COC, CPC-I , AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer, discusses strategies for reporting, and better understanding, pyeloplasty in ICD-10-PCS. Note: To access this free article, make sure you first register if you do not have a paid subscription.
With a widespread lack of awareness of national best practice guidelines for malnutrition, Joannie Crotts, RN, BSN, CPC , and Szilvia Kovacs, MS, RD, LDN , explain how identifying and diagnosing the condition is often still difficult, and how important changes can be made to improve a facility’s malnutrition program.
Q: We are currently using a hybrid medical record, so we have standard query forms with multiple-choice options that cannot be modified at this time. We wanted to include a statement so our query doesn’t seem leading. Is our approach to the multiple-choice query format appropriate?