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Emergency Department Coding & Reimbursement Alert

ICD-10 Coding:

Jump These ICD-10 Coding Hurdles for Geriatric Patients in the ED

Invoke the CPT® history caveat if the patient is not able to offer a reliable history The United States population is aging with over 10,000 new Medicare beneficiaries enrolling every day. And coding for geriatric patients that present to the ED from nursing home settings can be challenging.  These patients often have multiple chronic conditions and obtaining a complete history [...]