INSTICOMM DISCHARGES

EXAMPLES WHEN PATIENTS ARE DISCHARGED AND MADE DO NOT FOLLOW

MUST ENTER FOR EACH:

DC DATE DC LOCATION DC REASON HOSPITAL ADMIT REASON
XX/XX/XXXX HOSPITAL ONLY CHOICES ARE RT OR NON RT ONLY CHOICES ARE CHF, COPD, PNEUMONIA, RT, NON-RT
XX/XX/XXXX HOME DC PROGRAM
XX/XX/XXXX DC PROGRAM DC PROGRAM
XX/XX/XXXX OTHER LTC/ASSISTED LIVING CENTER DC PROGRAM
XX/XX/XXXX EXPIRED EXPIRED

IF THE PATIENT COMES BACK AFTER DISCHARGE, NEW ADMIT DATE MUST BE ENTERED WITH RE-EVALUATION. DIAGNONOSIS CODES

DO NOT FREEFORM

ONLY CHOOSE FROM CODES THAT BEGIN WITH: APR-

CHF- PNR-

CHOOSE CORRECT RESIDENT TYPE AND USE CORRESPONDING PROCEDURE CODES

TRACH PTS SHOULD BE ENTERED AS PNEUMONIA PTS AND HAVE AT LEAST ONE FOLLOW UP AS A 37 SO WE KNOW IF THEY HAD PNEUMONIA ON ADMIT AND ARE HIGH PROBABLILITY

(DIAGNOSIS CODE WOULD THEN BE ENTER AS PRESENCE OF A TRACH TUBE)