Q: We are having trouble with a case that involves an Implantation of a cardiac resynchronization therapy-pacemaker (CRT-P) with three leads and an envelope since our facility is new to using pacemaker envelopes. How should this procedure be reported in ICD-10-PCS?
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been a huge challenge for case managers across the country. One of the biggest hurdles they’ve faced has been overcoming issues related to discharging COVID-19 patients in the midst of the outbreak.
Q: If an individual requests an electronic copy of protected health information (PHI) and the covered entity (CE) maintains that particular record only on paper, what is the standard procedure? Can a paper copy suffice? Does the covered entity need to find a way to deliver the record electronically?