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About this Session

Educational Session

Coding complications of care can be challenging, particularly postoperative complications. The Official Coding Guidelines and ICD-10-CM have specific instructions that require assignment of complication codes in many situations regardless of physician documentation. In other situations, specific physician documentation is necessary before a complication code can be assigned. Participants at this session will learn a consistent approach for accurately assigning complication of care codes based on clinical and coding guidelines with illustrative case examples.

Impact Area
Ensure Patient Data Integrity
event_session De-Coding Complications of Care AHIMA21 2021-09-21T00:00:00 3:25 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. 2021-09-21T20:25:00 Online Data Structure, Content, and Information Governance CDI Clinical Foundations and CDI 1