New Guidance on Diagnoses, Clinical Evidence, and Abnormal Findings in ICD-10-CM Effective DOS Oct. 1, 2016

September 29, 2016

Over the years I have heard medical coders question the provider’s diagnosis. For example, someone might say, but how can you say the patient has CKD Stage III with that GFR lab? Or another might state, how can you say the patient has Protein Calorie Malnutrition, since the labs are all normal? There are many of these examples. We should always maintain a level of respect for providers and accept…

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