Compliance • Audits/Analysis • Reimbursement/Regulatory • Education/Efficiency
Audits this week prove to be interesting. As we focus on the accurate coding of HIV, there seems to be opportunity with understanding the definition and the significance in the reimbursement.
Often times the need for additional supportive documentation in determining the appropriate ICD-10 for HIV. Limited information is in the medical record. To code B20, the condition is active and meets criteria versus Z21, asymptomatic HIV.Read More