As you may or may not know, the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) will expand the number of medical service codes from 18,000 in the ICD-9 to around 140,000 in the ICD-10. The Wall Street Journal highlighted some of the more amusing codes last Wednesday in Walked Into a Lamppost? Hurt While Crocheting? Help Is on the Way.
The WSJ article turned me onto my new favorite Youtube video series: “Yeah…there’s a code for that” at the Find A Code channel.
You'll find 77 semi-wacky short video clips illustrating legitimate ICD-10 codes. I picked out a few choice ones below, including my personal favorite V95.44 ("Spacecraft accident injuring occupant”). Feel free to suggest your own favorites.
Alas, I couldn’t find any moose-related videos. A moose once bit my sister. Mynd you, møøse bites Kan be pretty nasti...