What is the #1 ICD.10 coding error that you find in your audits?



Answer: The coding error seen most often is using acute conditions/diagnoses. The RAI Manual states while certain conditions represent acute diagnoses, SNFs should not use acute diagnosis codes in I0020B. Sequelae and other such codes should be used instead.

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