MCG Care Guidelines 24th edition customization
- Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Upper (W0170, previously ORG M-180) — Customized the Clinical Indications for admission to inpatient care by revising the hemoglobin; systolic blood pressure; pulse; melena; orthostatic hypotension; and BUN criteria.
- Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Upper Observation Care (W0171, previously OCG OC-021) — Customized the Clinical Indications for observation care by revising the systolic blood pressure and hemoglobin criteria and adding melena or hematochezia and suspected history of bleeding.
To access a detailed summary of customizations, select: Customizations to MCG Care Guidelines 24th Edition (path: visit https://www.empireblue.com/provider/policies/clinical-guidelines > Other Criteria > MCG > Customizations to the MCG Care Guidelines 24th Edition.)
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March 2021 Empire Provider News