As with any new clinical documentation integrity (CDI) initiative, there are many possible starting points for outpatient CDI. Review advice from healthcare professionals at Trinity Health on how to successfully implement an outpatient CDI program.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published an ICD-10-CM index and tabular addenda with reporting criteria for new ICD-10-CM code U07.0 (vaping-related disorders). The agency also updated its MS-DRG grouper software package to accommodate the new code.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that over 30 million people in the U.S. have diabetes mellitus and 25% don’t know they have it. Lori-Lynne Webb, CPC, CCS-P, CCP, CHDA, CDIP, COBGC, writes about characteristics of the diabetes and ICD-10-CM coding for the disease.
Nationwide studies show increases in rates of alcohol-related emergency department visits and hospitalizations over the past decade. Review ICD-10-CM documentation and reporting for alcohol abuse and related complications. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.