Medicine's Ten Greatest Discoveries

Steven B. Harris sbharris at ix.netcom.com
Sat Aug 29 14:39:13 EST 1998


In <35e7564d.5266531 at news.mindspring.com> drmlgppp at mindspring.com
(Mitchel L. Galishoff) writes: 
>
>Well, there are many great discoveries --- I would like to name some
>of the worst:
>
>The guy or gal who invented the ICD9 and CPT code.


    Don't blame that poor schlub of a beurocrat.  He's just trying to
make sure the government doesn't get ripped off.  That's a natural
outgrowth of the government acting as insurance company and paying for
healthcare.  For which you can blame FDR.



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