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Influenza

-Acute viral infection of the respiratory tract
-Classified according to the type of influenza
virus and the respiratory conditions it produces

2

Only code __ cases of influenza

Only code confirmed cases of the flu virus classifiable to categories J09 or J10.
- Identified virus MUST be confirmed by the providers documentation

3

If doctor documents says "suspected, possible, or probably" avian influenza H1N1

do not code specific code.
CODE flue due to unspecified influenza virus

4

Unspecified pneumonia

only use when organism is NOT provided

5

Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP)

J95.851 should only be coded when the dr specifically states that the pneumonia is associated with the ventilator.
-HAS TO BE LINKED

6

Can a patient have one type of pneumonia and have VAP developed with them not being linked?

YES

7

Pneumonia POA and then develops VAP- coded?

1. pneumonia POA
2. J95.851 VAP

8

Respiratory Failure

-is a consequence of another disease
-Inability of the respiratory system to supple adequate oxygen to maintain proper metabolism or to eliminate carbon dioxide
-Acute, chronic, and acute-on-chronic forms

9

Under what circumstances can “status asthmaticus” be used with the J45 category codes?

When documented by the physician

10

Explain why respiratory failure never exists as a single condition.

Because it is ALWAYS due to an underlying condition