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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Physician Notes:
CDC Urges Providers to Educate Patients on Sepsis Risks

A tickle of a cough, a slight splinter, a stomach ache, a urinary tract infection—what do these four everyday ailments have in common? They can quickly progress to a serious infection if misdiagnosed or left untreated, resulting in sepsis. Sepsis happens when an infection ramps up quickly, causing harm to tissue and organs, yet may also lead to death in [...]