Editor’s Note: This is the sixth article in the continuation of a series of articles on clinical documentation improvement by clinical service.
With the repeal of the sustainable growth rate (SGR) in the recently passed H.R. 2 bill, it appears that ICD-10 implementation is on again.
Taking into consideration the weekends and holidays between now and Oct. 1, 2015, we barely have 90 working days to prepare for the adventure. Hopefully we will be able to maintain our sanity! Mental and behavioral health codes have undergone major revisions and may present some challenges under ICD-10-CM/PCS. What are the required documentation updates? Let’s take a look at some examples.