You Might Be A Medical Coder If…

medical coder dreaming about medical codes and you might be a medical coder if you see numbers in your sleep Jokes aside, this has happened to me many times — I have gone to sleep dreaming about medical coding. And this may have been the case for you too! Especially after spending your days studying for a coding exam or…Jokes aside, this has happened to me many times — I have gone to sleep dreaming about medical coding. And this may have been the case for you too! Especially after spending your days studying for a coding exam...

Taking the Pain Out of Gunshot Wounds in ICD-10

Taking the Pain Out of Gunshot Wounds in ICD-10 Do you know how to code for gunshot wounds in ICD-10? In this article, you will learn the definition of a firearm-related injury, the physical characteristics of a gunshot wound and…Taking the Pain Out of Gunshot Wounds in ICD-10 Do you know how to code for gunshot wounds in ICD-10? In this article, you will learn the definition of a firearm-related injury, the physical characteristics of a gunshot wound and…

Bertha Guilty: External Cause Code for Bitten By Cow

Have you been gnawed on lately by Bertha or her sister? These girls can be brutal! And if you had to see a doctor about it, a medical coder may have assigned an external cause code for bitten by cow.…Have you been gnawed on lately by Bertha or her sister? These girls can be brutal! And if you had to see a doctor about it, a medical coder may have assigned an external cause code for bitten by cow.…

Coding For Pectoralis Major Muscle Tears In ICD-10

This post was originally published on September 3, 2018, and updated on January 25, 2020.  Coding For Pectoralis Major Muscle Tears In ICD-10 is not difficult once you understand that a pectoral major muscle tear is classified as a Strain…This post was originally published on September 3, 2018, and updated on January 25, 2020.  Coding For Pectoralis Major Muscle Tears In ICD-10 is not difficult once you understand that a pectoral major muscle tear is classified as a Strain…