TITLE

M1024 Change Comments Illustrate Dire Consequences

PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
Home Health ICD-9 Alert;Dec2012, Vol. 9 Issue 12, p91
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses some of the proposed changes to M1024 coding and their implications. The proposed changes include restricting M1024 to only permit fracture (V-code) diagnoses codes which according to the International Classification of Diseases-9th revision-clinical modification (ICD–9–CM) cannot be reported in a home health setting as a primary or secondary diagnosis, and changing logic to award maximum points for Diabetes, Skin 1, or Neuro 1 when listed in M1022b.
ACCESSION #
82559435

 

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