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News: Need to query for acute CHF lessened, thanks to new Coding Clinic

CDI Strategies, October 30, 2008

The third quarter, 2008 AHA Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM contains valuable new guidance for CDI specialists regarding querying for congestive heart failure (CHF). Specifically, CHF exacerbation or decompensated CHF now equates to acute CHF.

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