New Year’s celebrations are among the most fun parties of the year and include noisy parties, parades, fire crackers, family meals, shopping, dancing, and much more. The holidays also often are cause for celebrations involving alcohol consumption, a major contributing factor to motor vehicle crashes. As people gear up for celebrations to ring in 2020, emergency departments and healthcare providers need to be ready to face unusual patient care incidents. Additionally, they have to be knowledgeable about the medical codes to report for any treatment provided. Outsourced medical billing services are available to help physicians submit accurate claims with the right codes for optimal reimbursement.
Here are the 8 ICD-10 Codes for the New Year
Selecting the appropriate ICD-10 codes is an important part of correctly capturing patient care and ensuring proper reimbursement, which is possible with expert physician billing services.
According to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, most holiday injuries are caused by common festive and fun holiday activities. To avoid injuries, make sure to light your fireworks one at a time from a safe position, wear protective goggles while using fireworks, never drive drunk, and follow safety rules to avoid accidents while walking.