The holiday season is generally regarded as one of the happiest times of the year. It is the time to celebrate with family and friends, decorate, bake, and indulge. However, it is also the time for emergency departments and trauma centers to get geared up to treat festivity-related mishaps. The hustle and bustle of the season create an environment for injuries and accidents to occur. For instance, the installation of holiday decorations such as twinkly outdoor lighting, Christmas trees, and candles can often result in unexpected mishaps. In such situations, healthcare professionals need to brush up on some ICD-10 codes that they may need to use this holiday season. For accurate coding of these unforeseen calamities, emergency departments can rely on experienced outsourced medical billing companies.

Here are some light-hearted as well as serious ICD-10 codes to report calamities that people may experience this holiday season.

16 Interesting ICD-10 Codes for Holiday Mishaps

Accidents can happen during the holiday, but people should take extra precautions to stay safe and healthy. Busy emergency physicians will attend to and treat patients based on how serious their condition is. Medical billing service is an ideal option for busy physicians to report the medical services they provide patients on the medical claims.

Have a safe, happy, and healthy holiday everyone!