Q: Acute respiratory failure is consistently one of our top denied diagnoses. We've tried to address common documentation errors through education but are still seeing issues. How can our CDI staff and coders create more effective queries for this condition?
Hospital coding for pregnancy-related services requires a detailed understanding of the CPT® global obstetric (OB) package and ICD-10-CM coding guidelines for maternal care management. This article details hospital coding for pregnancy and delivery complications and procedures used to treat them.