General Question for the Week of June 24, 2024

Question:

What time can be used for infusion stop if the patient is in the clinic and has a negative reaction requiring inpatient admission?

Answer:

If a patient’s adverse reaction causes the infusion to be discontinued and the stop time does not appear in the eMAR, then the nurse’s documented stop time in the progress note may be used.

This question was answered in our Coding Essentials for Infusion & Injection Therapy Services. For more hot topics relating to infusion services, please visit our store or call us at 1.800.252.1578, ext. 2.

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