ICD-10 questions that still need answers
Carl Natale
Last year on this date, we were one year away from ICD-10 implementation. The more things change, the more they stay the same.
Recent Posts
Yes, there are ICD-10 codes for enterovirus
Maybe you won't need to treat, document or code a case of ebola. But there is another virus that's less dramatic but more common in the United States. Read More

What is the ICD-10 code for dragging your feet?
The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) released its ICD-10 Industry Readiness Survey this week. Read More

AHIMA gives Capitol Hill some good arguments for ICD-10 implementation
Maybe the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) should take its show on the road. Read More

How to start ICD-10 implementation now
It looks like we're about a year away from ICD-10 implementation. If you're just deciding to take it seriously, you need to start educating yourself. Read More

Recent Comments
AHIMA gives Capitol Hill some good arguments for ICD-10 implementation

I am still waiting to see the code for: eyes rolled back in sockets permanently d/t severe mental strain on seeing so many absurd and hilarious ICD10 codes.

ICD-10 Planning: It's deja vu all over again

Why won't they implement i10 in phases? If ICD-10-PCS were implemented in 2015, it would not affect physicians (PCS is for facilities and only for inpatient procedures) and would get the ball rolling.

ICD-10 Planning: It's deja vu all over again

Or is is Vujà Dé? “You’ve never been here before and neither have I?”

More ICD-10 codes that aren't as funny as you think

Ha! How did I know you'd pick up on my post Carl? :) And I suppose I may have to stand corrected on the "sucked into a jet engine" code? Defensive On: Candidates for jet engine mishaps should generally be aware/careful when near huge machines/engines, are most likely adult males and probably doesn't happen very often - unlike child/infant drownings. Defensive Off. Regardless,thanks for the mention.

How to get started with ICD-10 testing

Carl, Thanks for these helpful tips on testing. And glad that you reiterated the need for real cases and real codes.


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