One of my physicians recently documented this statement “urine MRSA positive, but patient asymptomatic and vital signs stable, likely colonization from chronic catheter.” Based on this documentation, could we code a catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI)?Read More »
Can you please discuss right heart failure and its relationship to pulmonary hypertension instead of diastolic heart failure. For example, established diagnosis of heart failure and methamphetamine intoxication, established diagnosis of heart and smoke inhalation or carboxyhemoglobinemia, or...Read More »
The ACDIS Regulatory Committee is tasked with the reviewing regulatory policy, coding, and clinical updates, commenting to agencies on behalf of ACDIS, and providing summary, interpretation, and analysis to ACDIS members.
The Committee kicked off a new initiative for 2020, in which the...Read More »
Originally published near the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic’s toll on the United States, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and American Hospital Association (AHA) have updated their list of...Read More »