PDPM Coding Questions – The physician documented dehydration on the discharge summary, however the resident does not qualify for any of the 3 items listed in the RAI manual in J1550. Should dehydration be coded on the MDS?

Q: The physician documented dehydration on the discharge summary, however, the resident does not qualify for any of the 3 items listed in the RAI manual in J1550. Should dehydration be coded on the MDS?   A: The coding for dehydration is based on the presence of...

Medicare Final 2020 Physician Fee Schedule

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