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Sepsis: Looking at the clinical aspects for better reporting

Sepsis has been notoriously hard to report in ICD-10-CM, which means coders should not only fully understand coding guidance and guidelines for sepsis, but they should also have a thorough knowledge of its clinical aspects as well. Cesar M. Limjoco, MD, breaks down these clinical aspects and sheds light on the various sepsis definitions coders have encountered over the years.

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