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  • Great thread. I was just talking to the coder about the appropriateness of doing a query for traumatic rhabdo. She seemed to think that I should do one for everyone that had the dx of rhabdo with any fall injury. ICD10data.com defines these conditi…
  • We just converted from DRG Expert after 5 years to a program with an embedded end coder. I only used 3M if I couldn't figure out the DRG from the book. Think this is the way to start in CDI. It certainly made me stronger to look thinks up in the Exp…
  • Yes and I agree- we aren't assuming anything, just documenting the "catch", especially of an obvious error in the physician's choice of wording- looking beyond the simple tally/spreadsheet.
  • Katy- I appreciate your comments. We are in quality too, and that is where the questions for capturing quality metrics were coming from- Besides the obvious revenue adjustments and CMI, I have been asked to find a tracking mechanism (beyond SOI/ROM…