Bit by a squirrel? There’s now a code for that (W53.21XA) – from CNN.com

A new coding system for diagnosing patients went into effect October 1, 2015 that will impact the entire country’s healthcare system.  Click through the slideshow to see some of the more unusual problems that evidently happen to people, such as “(V95.40XA) Unspecified spacecraft accident injuring occupant, initial encounter”:
http://www.cnn.com/2015/10/01/health/medical-code-change/

 

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