Welcome to Coffee with the Coder®, our conversation with Paula Digby and her team to address issues, observations and questions for Health Information Management professionals, physicians, auditors, payors and students. You are invited to listen in for ten minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with the Coder®

Paula Digby addresses IGC selection in Episode 56, first, in a question regarding quadriplegia and traumatic brain injury and lastly in a question regarding upper and lower fractures. There’s also a concern by a listener related to physician documentation of critical illness myopathy in the inpatient rehab setting. Ms Digby mentioned these articles in her response to the question on critical illness myopathy: https://now.aapmr.org/critical-illness-myopathy/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3145308/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5167093/ 
https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/icd/icd501a.pdf

Congratulations to today’s winner, Amanda in Tennessee! This “mug shot” is some beautiful ladies in Georgia, Kellie, Abby and Donna.

 

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