UTIs

  1. Resident admitted to facility 06/14, was diagnosed with UTI while in the hospital 6/12 but is no longer on antibiotics. Should the UTI still be coded in her admission assessment since it is marked as last 30 days?
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  3. by   Talino
    Yes, if it was present in the last 30 days, whether resolved or not ... provided you meet all the criteria mentioned in the RAI p I-8, last bullet.

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