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  • Wow, thanks for the heads-up and analysis!  Looks like CMS needs to subscribe to Coding Clinic and apply the instructions from 4th Quarter 2012 "LTC Coding Issues" to PDPM! ------------------------------ Bill Roush, RHIA, BSHI, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM ...

  • Perhaps I am overthinking this, but after reviewing the October 2019 RAI manual that CMS released today (Version 1.17), it appears to me that it collides with coding guidelines.  To me, it looks like it is guiding MDS Coordinators to code the SNF primary ...

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    Can anyone give me any insight regarding the age limit for using this code? Thank you. I used it for a 2-year-old and it came back with an age edit. ------------------------------ Marsha K. Thornburg, CCS, ED coder, Wayne Healthcare --------------- ...

  • ​ Hello all, can anyone tell me what best practice  is  for coding from external records? Currently  my  organization  codes   CC and MCC from  external records,  were the concern comes in  is these CC or MCC are not documented in  my organizations paper ...

  • The onset date for diagnosis is the documentation that provides the diagnosis from the physician.  If CHF was diagnosed from a cardiologist in April, 2018, this would be the onset date.  If no documentation is provided from previous admission material, ...

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