Coding, compliance and documentation for diabetic foot ulcers

In caring for diabetic foot ulcer patients, we must be thorough and accurate with our coding, compliance, and documentation. There are more codes and more detailed codes with ICD-10 than what we had with ICD-9. Thorough documentation is necessary to support our coding, appropriately manage risk, and provide a complete medical record for our patients.

In caring for diabetic foot ulcer patients, we must be thorough and accurate with our coding, compliance, and documentation. There are more codes and more detailed codes with ICD-10 than what we had with ICD-9. Thorough documentation is necessary to support our coding, appropriately manage risk, and provide a complete medical record for our patients.

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Coding, compliance and documentation for diabetic foot ulcers