AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2017 Issue 2; Ask the Editor
Encephalopathy due to Sepsis
A patient is admitted with mental status changes and is diagnosed with severe sepsis secondary to urinary tract infection, acute renal failure and acute encephalopathy. The provider documented “sepsis associated encephalopathy.” How should the encephalopathy be coded (G94 vs. G93.41)? ...
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