The 9 most-diagnosed 'holiday-themed' ICD-10 codes

San Francisco-based Amino put together a list of "holiday-themed" ICD-10 codes in recognition of the unique patient cases that spike in volume during this time of year.

For the list, Amino used its database of about 9 billion health insurance claims, focusing on last year's holiday season.

Here is a list of the number of patients diagnosed with these codes from November 2016 to January 2017. They are listed from greatest to least number of patients.

1. "Fall due to ice and snow" — 29,700 patients

2. "Fall from ladder" — 11,700 patients

3. "Superficial frostbite" — 9,700 patients

4. "Activity, sledding" — 8,900 patients

5. "Shopping mall as place of injury" — 2,400 patients

6. "Activity, cooking and baking" — 1,600 patients

7. "Fall from tree" — 1,400 patients

8. "Problems in relationship with in-laws" — 200

9. "Airport as place of injury" — 200

 

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