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ICD 10 Coding Alert

Diagnosis Spotlight:

Get Set For Broader Reporting Options For Acute Respiratory Failure

Hint: Post-procedural respiratory failure should still be reported differently as in ICD-9. Your pulmonologist will frequently review patients for dyspnea (shortness of breath). While reasons for dyspnea are varied, a more serious one is acute respiratory failure. You’ll need to delve deep into documentation to identify presence of hypoxia or hypercapnia, as this will affect the way you report the [...]

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