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…

Obviously when you go to school, you’ll get help in the classroom. But what about all the other stuff?
You still have a life, and now you’re adding on homework, school expenses and trying something you might not have done before. That’s a LOT on your plate, and we want you to know that…

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Jen Bohne is the Dental Assisting Program Director at the Carrington College Tucson campus, and will celebrate her 10-year-anniversary as part of the Carrington family this November.
Thank you for your time talking to us, Jen. In your current role, what do you do as the Dental Assisting Program…