Summer is around the corner – the time for beach trips, vacations, pool time or simply being on the terrace with friends and family and enjoying a great meal. However, in the current COVID-19 pandemic situation – even though many states are relaxing COVID-19 stay at home orders – some might alter the way they spend their summertime. Though the activities might be limited during this pandemic, summertime is not free from certain ailments or injuries. Treatment for such summer injuries must be documented correctly on the medical claims using relevant ICD-10 codes, especially, physicians’ practices that are dealing with a large number of patients with summer ailments/diseases. Professional medical billing outsourcing companies can provide the services of skilled coders who are up to date with all coding changes and standards.

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Here are 16 ICD-10 codes that could come into use during the summer months.

Summer Ailments

As summer approaches with its characteristic ailments and injuries, busy physicians can rely on medical billing outsourcing companies to accurately report the medical services they provide to their patients on the medical claims.