ICD10 Diagnoses and CCI Codes that need to be coded together

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While any number of ICD10 Diagnoses might be related to CCI Procedures, some common patterns should be coded consistently.

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Procedures are NOT diagnoses, but are coded in their own separate Px Types --- in the situation that a patient comes to ICU postoperatively in a routine way (i.e. not due to some perioperative problem like shock), code the diagnosis that was the reason for the procedure/surgery

  • e.g: patient comes to ICU routinely after planned/elective CABG -- acute diagnosis is Coronary artery disease, chronic, which is then ALSO coded as a Comorbid Diagnosis
  • e.g: patient comes to ICU routinely after CABG done in the setting of an acute MI -- the #1 diagnosis would be Myocardial infarction, acute, but Coronary artery disease, chronic should also be listed as a Comorbid Diagnosis
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