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July 9, 2021

To clarify, the inclusion of CHF, if there is a diagnosis of CHF in the chart but there is no documentation of symptom onset or increasing onset within 30 days of admission (the patient is “stable” in regard to their CHF), PTSF does not want CHF included as a PEC?

That is correct. There must be documentation of the condition itself AND documentation of onset or increasing symptoms within 30 days prior to injury in order to include A.03-CHF as a PEC.

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