The American Hospital Association recently reaffirmed that providers can assign social determinant codes in ICD-10-CM based on documentation from any member of the care team, including non-physicians such as social workers, case managers, nurses, and other allied staff.
Tune in to this monthly online coding column, facilitated by AHIMA’s coding experts, to learn about challenging areas and documentation opportunities for ICD-10-CM/PCS.
A coding consultant shares best practices from a recent coding centralization project completed at Kaiser Permanente.
As healthcare delivery is increasingly moving from acute care facilities and into outpatient and post-acute settings, patient data is moving along with it.
There is some misconception when it comes to coding denials.