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Inpatient subsequent resolved diagnosis

ant Posted Thu 14th of February, 2019 10:20:58 AM
I am wondering if it is correct to code resolved DX' s( Sepsis ,Resp failure, ect ) in inpatient setting/Critical Care pertaining to subsequent days/intensivists providers.
SuperCoder Answered Fri 15th of February, 2019 07:54:03 AM

Hi,

It is not appropriate to code resolved condtion diagnosis in inpatient setting/Critical Care pertaining to subsequent days. To describe the resolved condition you should go with history code series i.e. Z code category.

Thanks

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