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Certain ICD-10 Codes Often Precede Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis

For Health Day FRIDAY, June 25, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Certain International Classification of Diseases (ICD), Tenth Revision (ICD-10) codes are recorded more frequently before the initial diagnosis in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) compared with patients with other autoimmune diseases or individuals without these diseases, according to a study published in the June 15…

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ACDIS tip: Pneumonia documentation

By Kathryn Fallah from ACDIS CDI Blog According to the World Health Organization , pneumonia is a form of an acute respiratory infection that inflames the lungs. When CDI professionals review the record and ensure that the documentation of pneumonia is accurate and complete, they can impact reimbursement, risk of mortality scores, and risk adjustment. There are…

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