October 9, 2012

“Call Me Maybe” Mega Hit Has ICD-10 Spin

By

In what might the first healthcare parody of the Carly Rae Jepsen’s mega hit, “Call Me Maybe,”  Maria Bounos last week sang her version adding to the list on Internet parodies on the song that seems to have Americans humming these days.

Bounos sang her version during the Wednesday edition of Talk-Ten-Tuesday that originated live from the AHIMA national exhibit and convention in Chicago, Oct. 1-3.

{audio}i10_baby.mp3{/audio}

Here, by popular request are her original lyrics:

Hey, the rule is final now,
Provider’s gone crazy,
But here’s the number,
It’s I-10 baby

It’s hard to think that,
The lull is over,
But here’s the number,
It’s I-10 baby

Hey, the rule is final now,
Provider’s gone crazy,
But here’s the number,
It’s I-10 baby

Many in disbelief,
Awaiting another delay,
But here’s the number,
It’s I-10 baby

We’ve been working in I-9
And it’s so bad
Yes it’s so bad
It is so so bad

We’ve been working in I-9
And it’s so bad
Yes it’s so bad
It is so so bad

It’s hard to think that,
The lull is over,
But here’s the number,
It’s I-10 baby

Hey, the rule is final now,
Provider’s gone crazy,
But here’s the number,
It’s I-10 baby

Many in disbelief,
Awaiting another delay,
But here’s the number,
It’s I-10 baby

We’ve been working in I-9
And it’s so bad
Yes it’s so bad
It is so so bad

We’ve been working in I-9
And it’s so bad
And you should know that
It’s I-10 baby

About the Author

Maria T. Bounos, RN, MPM, CPC-H, is the Business Development Manager for Regulatory and Reimbursement software solutions for Wolters Kluwer. Maria began her career at Wolters Kluwer as a product manager, responsible for product development, maintenance, enhancements and business development and now solely focuses on business development. She has more than twenty years of experience in healthcare including nursing, coding, healthcare consulting, and software solutions.

Contact the Author


To comment on this article please go to

Maria Bounos, RN, MPH, CPC-H

Maria T. Bounos, RN, MPM, CPC-H, is the practice lead for coding and reimbursement software solutions for Wolters Kluwer.  Maria began her career at Wolters Kluwer as a product manager, responsible for product development, maintenance, enhancements and business development and now solely focuses on business development.  She has more than twenty years of experience in healthcare including nursing, coding, healthcare consulting, and software solutions.