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MDS Alert

Section I:

Be Careful How You Document HIV/AIDS

Hint: Defining illnesses may be key. If you are caring for a resident with HIV/AIDS and wondering how to document the presence of either disease in Section I (Active Diagnoses) of the MDS, it’s crucial that you understand the difference in ICD-10 coding for each condition. “Oftentimes there is a need for additional supportive documentation in determining the appropriate ICD-10 [...]

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