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ISBN-10: 1601468539

ISBN-13: 9781601468536

Inside of your guide you can find: thoughts concerning MS-DRG task, together with: * Designations for complications/comorbidities * Designations for significant complications/comorbidities particular positive aspects contain: * colour all through guide sections that make it more straightforward that you can find the knowledge you wish * Tables and texts which are effortless at the eye * 1000s of unique illustrations drawn through an artist with coding event * entire physique procedure illustrations at the start of acceptable sections * scientific illustrations close to applicable codes * Easy-to-use conventions that determine o Codes that desire extra digits for specificity o New and revised code descriptions o Manifestation codes

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Status asthmaticus refers to a patient’s failure to respond to therapy administered during an asthmatic episode and is a life threatening complication that requires emergency care. If status asthmaticus is documented by the provider with any type of COPD or with acute bronchitis, the status asthmaticus should be sequenced first. indd 31 with acute exacerbation or acute bronchitis. It is inappropriate to assign an asthma code with 5th digit 2, with acute exacerbation, together with an asthma code with 5th digit 1, with status asthmatics.

Assign an additional code from category 428, to identify the type of heart failure. More than one code from category 428 may be assigned if the patient has systolic or diastolic failure and congestive heart failure. Fifth digits for category 404 should be assigned as follows: • 0 without heart failure and with chronic kidney disease (CKD) stage I through stage IV, or unspecified • 1 with heart failure and with CKD stage I through stage IV, or unspecified • 2 without heart failure and with CKD stage V or end stage renal disease • 3 with heart failure and with CKD stage V or end stage renal disease The appropriate code from category 585, Chronic kidney disease, should be used as a secondary code with a code from category 404 to identify the stage of kidney disease.

2 should be used in place of any chapter 11 codes. It is the provider’s responsibility to state that the condition being treated is not affecting the pregnancy. 2) Chapter 11 codes used only on the maternal record Chapter 11 codes are to be used only on the maternal record, never on the record of the newborn. 3) Chapter 11 fifth-digits Categories 640–649, 651–676 have required fifth-digits, which indicate whether the encounter is antepartum, postpartum and whether a delivery has also occurred. 4) Fifth-digits, appropriate for each code The fifth-digits, which are appropriate for each code number, are listed in brackets under each code.

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