NPR:Paintball Injury? Your Hospital Has A Code For That

Recently, the coding industry’s unique system has gotten a fair amount of media attention, starting with the Wall Street Journal article that featured Rhonda Buckholtz, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, AAPC’s vice president of ICD-10 training and education. Recently, NPR (National Public Radio) also ran a similar piece depicting some humorous codes that most coders probably have never seen.

AAPC member Sheri Poe Bernard, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-P, CPC-I, was quoted in the story. “Whether someone was injured [by a spacecraft] or not was immaterial because somebody thought, ‘What If?'” she stated.

Read the full article here.


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