Exclusions for Antipsychotic meds

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    Can someone tell me which dx/MDS coding will exclude a resident from triggering on the QMs for antipsychotic meds without a diagnosis? I know it is Huntingtons, Tourettes, Schizophrenia, hallucinations, delusions and psychotic disorder. What about paranoia? Bipolar? Are there any others? Thanks for the info.
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    Stay tuned. CMS is changing the diagnoses it feels are appropriate for antipsychotic use. Schizophrenia and Tourette's. No more dementia with psychotic features, hallucinations, or delusions.
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    According to CMS there will be 3 diagnosis you can use: Tourette's, Huntington's Chorea and Schizophrenia


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