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On the Lighter Side – The 16 Most Absurd ICD-10 Codes

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4AbsurdICD10If you’ve started your ICD-10 homework, you will know that the new coding system will be highly specific, increasing the number of codes from 13,000 to 68,000. While many codes in ICD-9-CM map directly to codes in ICD-10, in some cases, a clinical analysis may be required to determine which code or codes should be selected for your mapping. So to lighten the topic, we found a fun post over the weekend to share with you and we’ve posted it to our best of ICD-10 site. HealthcareDIVE consolidated the 16 most absurd codes they could find and shared it on their blog. The 16 Most Absurd ICD-10 Codes – Find the article on http://www.vgmicd10.com under the General Knowledge section.

 

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