Fibromyalgia FINALLY recognized with an ICD-10 Code
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Fibromyalgia FINALLY recognized with an ICD-10 Code

On October 1, 2015, there was breaking news in the Health Care Community with regards to Fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is NOW recognized as a "real" diagnosis with its own ICD-10 Code. An ICD Code is the "International Classifications of Diseases- (10th edition)," which health care professionals, hospitals, etc use to indicate the patients diagnosis of medical conditions, disease, and/or disorder.

As a Fibromyalgia sufferer, this news was a victory to be celebrated and for the 'Fibro' Community as a whole. It always felt like Fibromyalgia was a Buffet Diagnosis (whatever is at the buffet is what you get). It had this taboo that physicians never took seriously, except a small few. Now, with this new ICD-10 Code of medical relevance, Fibromyalgia and it's sufferers will finally be given a correct diagnosis instead of having to attend the buffet line and see what you can fit on your plate.

For more information on the 2015/2016 ICD-10 Code of Fibromyalgia and what it means, please visit this link:

Here is the 2015/2016 ICD-10 Code for Fibromylagia:

Here is the link to a few articles regarding this announcement and what it means for you, or someone you know who suffers from Fibromyalgia:

2 Comments to Fibromyalgia FINALLY recognized with an ICD-10 Code:

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Chrus on Thursday, October 22, 2015 11:54 AM
About time! My wife has fibromyalgia, so it's been real for us for years. This is another step towards this terrible disease getting there recognition it deserves.
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Hip Pain Treatments on Saturday, May 07, 2016 3:08 AM
impressive post I love this kind of amazing posting.
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