The medical world has just completely changed. Welcome to ICD-10.
Every medical procedure, diagnosis and treatment you’ve had has been coded has been the same way since 1979. That’s the same year the Sony Walkman was invented.
Imagine if you saw someone walking around with one of those…no…

With the launch of ICD-10, we thought it would be fun to highlight some of the craziest new codes. Some are super impractical (being struck by a macaw?!) while others were needed decades ago (problems with in-laws, duh).

 
 

No, it’s not a new Star Wars character…on October 1st, the ICD-10 codes changed big time. Here are the top ten things you need to know about ICD-10.
It’s a HUGE heath care change that impacts everybody! Medical Billers and Coders use certain codes to make sure your health care problems get…

There’s a ton of new info available in the big ICD-10 switch, and a lot of it is good news for both patients and providers!
“ICD-10 makes medical coding a universal language. Critical medical information will no longer be lost in translation, no matter where you might be,” said Carmie…

Let’s face it, it’s a scary world out there! Things are a lot different than they were when we were growing up. All those changes mean we need to be extra aware for our kids. Here are 10 tips to help keep your children safe. 

Stress is a commonly shared emotion among medical assistant students. The constant coursework, family needs, social events, part-time jobs and extracurricular activities can turn life into a balancing act with each new activity precariously being added to the pile. In fact, a study conducted…

A new biologic drug that will help treat rheumatoid arthritis has opened a discussion into the role of synthetic medications in today’s society.1 Cases of rheumatoid arthritis, characterized by the loss of joint function and mobility, are familiar to health care professionals and medical…