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Latest Coding Clinic® Guides the Way for Reporting 7th Character for Physical Therapy and Home Health Care Encounters

AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS, Vol. 3, No. 2, ends your confusion about reporting ICD-10-CM seventh characters when coding encounters for physical therapy and home health care. The issue elucidates guidelines and clinical scenarios to help you understand this common problem spot. To get spot-on guidance on this topic and more, simply type a code or keyword into SuperCoder’s AHA Coding Clinic® code and keyword search to update your skills on these topics:


The latest Coding Clinic® also includes its targeted Ask the Editor section, providing answers for specific scenarios for reporting ICD-10-CM/ICD-10-PCS codes for aortic valve surgery, arterial catheter placement, capsule endoscopy of the small intestine , and many more scenarios. To find the help you need, search for these codes and keywords on SuperCoder’s AHA Coding Clinic® tool:


  • Amygdalohippocampectomy: 00B70ZZ
  • Aortic Valve Replacement: 02UW0JZ
  • Aortic Valved Conduit With Calcifications
  • Arterial Catheter Placement: 03HY32Z
  • Arterial Pressure and Pulse Monitoring: 4A133B1, 4A133J1
  • Biopsy, Base of Tongue: 0CBM8ZX
  • Capsule Endoscopy, Small Intestine: 0DJ07ZZ
  • Carotid Endarterectomy With Patch Angioplasty: 03CK0ZZ, 03UK0JZ
  • Clipping (Occlusion) of Cerebral Artery: 03LG0CZ, 0NS00ZZ
  • Comparative/Contrasting Secondary Diagnoses, Facility
  • Decompressive Craniectomy With Cryopreservation: 00C40ZZ, 00N00ZZ, 4A103BD
  • Decompressive Laminectomy and Lumbar Discectomy: 01NB0ZZ, 0SB20ZZ
  • Diabetes Ketoacidosis: E11, E13.10
  • Electronic Cigarettes: R05, R06.2, Z77.29
  • Embolization of Pulmonary Arteriovenous Fistula: 02LS3DZ
  • Esophageal Lengthening Collis Gastroplasty: 0BQR0ZZ, 0BQS0ZZ, 0DV40ZZ, 0DX60Z5
  • Exchange Of Ureteral Stents: 0TP98DZ, 0T767DZ
  • Femoral-Tibial Artery Bypass: 041K0JN, 04UR07Z, 06BP0ZZ
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy: K72.90
  • Insertion of Peritoneal Implantable Venous Access Device: 0JH80WZ, 0WHG33Z
  • Laparoscopic Biliopancreatic Diversion: 0D194ZB, 0DB64Z3
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty: 08923ZZ
  • Periacetabular Ostectomy , Congenital Hip Dysplasia: 0Q830ZZ, 0SSB04Z
  • Peripheral Neuropathy, Anti-MAG: G62.89
  • Photodynamic Therapy, Malignant Mesothelioma: 025N0ZZ, 0B5P0ZZ, 0B5S0ZZ
  • Poisoning: T40.5X1A
  • Pre-existing Pulmonary Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy: I27.2, O99.41
  • Preterm Labor, Multiple Gestation Pregnancy: O60.1, O60.14X0, O60.14X1, O60.14X2
  • Removal and Replacement, Internal Jugular Catheter: 0JH63XZ, 0JPT0XZ, 02H633Z, 02PY33Z
  • Removal, Inflatable Penile Prosthesis: 0VPS0JZ, 0VUS0JZ
  • Removal, Longitudinal Ligament for Cervical Nerve Root Decompression: 01N10ZZ
  • Removal , Transverse Rectus Abdominis Myocutaneous (TRAM) Flaps: 0HPT07Z, 0HPU07Z
  • Repair, Tetralogy of Fallot: 02UP07Z, 02UR07Z
  • Repair and Decalcification, Mitral Valve: 02CG0ZZ
  • Resection, Malignant Neoplasm, Infratemporal Fossa: 00BM0ZZ, 00BR0ZZ, 00BS0ZZ, 03BN0ZZ, 05BN0ZZ, 05BQ0ZZ, 07T20ZZ, 0CT90ZZ, 0KT30ZZ
  • Sialendoscopy With Stone Removal: 0CCH3ZZ
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: 01N30ZZ
  • Triamniotic Trichorionic Triplet: O30.103
  • Vaginal Delivery, Assisted: O70.1, Z37.0, Z3A.38, 0KQM0ZZ, 10E0XZZ.