Welcome to Coffee with the Coder®, our conversation with Paula Digby and her team to address issues, observations and questions for Health Information Management professionals, physicians, auditors, payors and students. You are invited to listen in for ten to twenty minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with the Coder® In Episode 60, Paula Digby explained selection of impairment group code (IGC) in the inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF), specifically the concept of Spine vs Neuro vs Ortho vs Debility/Pain. After that she spoke to EHR entries by the Provider and the concern that some entries do not specify whether a patient is new or established. Congratulations to today’s winner, Elizabeth in Georgia! This “mug shot” is Paula Digby.   Dial in for the next Episode in two weeks beginning at 10:10 am Eastern (7:10 am Pacific)

Comments are closed.