NPR Doctors To Get 70000 New Medical Codes, Morning Edition September 29, 2015, Federal government edict, Billing system that’s sure to cause headaches, Crashed in a spacecraft? That’s V95.41XA
“If you’ve got health insurance we’re going to work with you to lower your premiums by $2,500 per family per year.”…Barack Obama
“since 2008, average family premiums have climbed a total of $4,865.”… Investors Business Daily
“We are being lied to on a scale unimaginable by George Orwell.”…Citizen Wells
I first heard of this last week from a physical therapist.
From NPR September 29, 2015.
“Doctors To Get 70,000 New Medical Codes
Doctors are getting a billing system that’s sure to cause headaches.
Introduced by the federal government, 70,000 new medical codes will describe diagnoses in detail.
Crashed in a spacecraft? That’s V95.41XA.
Walked into a lamppost? Twice? That’s W220.2XD.
Others include, “Problems in relationship with in-laws…”
“Other contact with a squirrel …””
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