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In Episode 101 three different anonymous questioners have IRF concerns. First, which provider diagnoses are appropriate for the Etiologic on the IRF-PAI when the Physiatrist and the Hospitalist give different opinions? Secondly, the IRF-PAI Coordinator is returning to IRF after a lengthy hiatus – what happened to code T07? Finally, how to we code ‘physical deconditioning and ICU acquired weakness?

Congratulations to Jon for winning the “mugging” for this episode.  


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