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irf pai etiologic dx (field 22) for amputation

  • 1.  irf pai etiologic dx (field 22) for amputation

    Posted 05-16-2018 12:52
    ​​What code(s) would you put in the etiologic field (22) when completing the admission in the irf pai?  Would you put the aftercare for amputation or the dx responsible for the amputation?

    Thanks pat

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    Pat Geurts
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  • 2.  RE: irf pai etiologic dx (field 22) for amputation

    Posted 05-17-2018 23:00
    You will use the code that describes why the patient had the amputation.  I.e. PVD

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    Beth Alvarado, RHIA
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  • 3.  RE: irf pai etiologic dx (field 22) for amputation

    Posted 05-18-2018 05:49

    ​Hi Pat,
    You would use the reason for the amputation on the IRF-PAI and the aftercare code on the UB-94 chart.



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    Donna Ludwig,CCS
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    [Wayne Memorial Hospital]DonnaDonna
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