Today the doctor who applied for the ICD-10 code announced that is it that it is official!



Why is this important? Because insurance companies use these codes to make determinations. The codes provide consistency. If one is diagnosed with HATS, then it opens up the possibility of coverage for certain treatments and medications, according to individual insurance companies' policies.

Special thanks to Drs. Sarah Glover (University of Mississippi) and Jonathan Lyons (National institutes of Health).

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