ICD-10 = vicissitude


The (increasingly) specific International Classification of Diseases (ICD)┬ácode set represents various injuries, medical conditions, and hospital procedures. It’s been over 35 years since ICD-9 and now transition to ICD-10 is representative of an expansion from about 14,000 to over 141,000 codes! This is hoped to improve healthcare efficiency, quality, and┬ásafety. For example, as a chiropractic […]

Work injuries in Washington State


      Washington State Law dictates that an injured worker has a right to choose the doctor of their choice to treat his/her occupational illness or injury (including licensed practitioners of medicine, osteopathic medicine and surgery, chiropractic, dentistry, podiatry, optometry and naturopathy) and further, that a worker may change to a new doctor of […]