Jan 1st, 2013
By Trina Cuppett, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I Factor in the assessment, behavioral disturbances, and cause. Dementia, Alzheimer’s, and senility are often confused and mistakenly grouped together as if these conditions were synonymous. By differentiating these terms, you can be more confident assigning diagnosis codes to accurately reflect clinical documentation. Define Dementia Dementia is a broad term ...