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The government may have delayed ICD-10 implementation, but that doesn’t mean you should

Pedestrian on foot injured in collision with roller skater, subsequent encounter. Struck by a sea lion, initial encounter. Stabbed while crocheting. Submersion due to falling or jumping from crushed water skis. Sure, these medical scenarios sound far-fetched, but they are all actually coded in the ICD-10, a much more detailed, granular, and potentially overwhelming system than its predecessor, ICD-9.

By: Tim Sayed, MD, MBA on in News