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Chapter 31 medical coding

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how often are the offical guidelines for coding and reporting updated
every year
if two or more diagnoses equally meet the defination of principal diagn osis which one is used
any one of the diagnosis maybe used first
is the use of a POA indicator required for all acute-care facilities
YESS
can you assign codes in the inpatient setting to "probable" or "suspected" diagnoses
yes
define prinicpal procedure
the most significant procedure that was performed for the treatment of the principal diagnosis
define princpal diagnosis
the medical condition that is the premaly reason for a patients admission to the hospital
who is repsonsible for the development of ICD-10-PCS
american hospital association
what is a significant procedure
surgical inivature, carries procedure or anesthetic risk or requires specailization training
what does UHDDS stand for
uniform hopsital discharge data sheet