On the lighter side

Iatrophobia in ICD-10-CM and Its Spooky Connection to Halloween
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Iatrophobia in ICD-10-CM and Its Spooky Connection to Halloween

Are you spooked by the idea of visiting your doctor’s office on Halloween? Don’t worry; it might be more common than you think. Iatrophobia, or the fear of medical care, is a legitimate condition recognized in the ICD-10-CM classification system. This article explores the mysterious world of iatrophobia and its intriguing link to the Halloween…

Cardiologists and Cardiology Coding in ICD-10-CM and CPT: Learn the Truth
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Cardiologists and Cardiology Coding in ICD-10-CM and CPT: Learn the Truth

** This article was reviewed and updated on January 25, 2024. ** In healthcare and medical coding, the term “cardiologist” might conjure up some amusing images of doctors dealing out playing cards. Still, the reality is far from this comical misconception. In this article, we dive into the field of cardiology to explain the genuine duties…