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Brush Up on Your Knowledge of Reporting 7th Characters in ICD-10 Codes With the Latest Coding Clinic®

AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS, Volume 2, Number 1, features guidelines for appropriately reporting seventh characters for injuries, poisoning, and certain other consequences of external causes. Sharpen your skills with various examples that will help to clarify the use of the seventh characters A, D, and S.

To get spot-on guidance, simply type a code or keyword into SuperCoder’s AHA Coding Clinic® code and keyword search to update your skills on these topics:

  • Continued  Treatment in Other Care Settings, 7th Character: J96.10, T50.901S, T81.31XA, T82.7XXA, Z99.11
  • Initial and Subsequent Encounters for Injury and Complications of Care, 7th Character: S01.02XA, S01.02XD, S01.411A, S01.411D ,S01.21XA, S01.21XD, S06.1X0A, S06.340A, S36.029A, S36.031A, S53.031A, S53.031D, S82.234A, S82.234D, V00.321A, V43.61XA, V43.61XD, V49.9XXA, W03.XXXA , W03.XXXD, W50.2XXA, W50.2XXD, Z09, Z47.89, Z48.02, Z48.817, Y93.65, Y93.83, 00C00ZZ
  • Injury, Poisoning, and Certain Other Consequences of External Causes, 7th Character: T84.50XA
  • Sequela (Late Effect), 7th Character: B96.5, H61.032, L66.8, L90.5, M12.552,  S72.002S, T20.25XS, T20.312S, T23.301S, W34.00XS, X03.0XXS , X08.01XS
  • Staged Arthroplasty, 7th Character: T84.52XA, Z47.32, Z96.642.

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 acute cerebral infarction with left-sided weakness, arthroscopic meniscectomy with debridement and abrasion chondroplasty,  bilateral browpexy, and many more scenarios. To find the help you need, search for these codes and keywords on SuperCoder’s AHA Coding Clinic® tool:


  • Acute Cerebral Infarction With Left-Sided Weakness: G81.94, I63.9
  • Arthroscopic Meniscectomy With Debridement and Abrasion Chondroplasty: 0SBD4ZZ
  • Attempted Removal of Foreign Body from Cornea: 08J0XZZ
  • Bilateral Browpexy: 0W020ZZ
  • Carotid Endarterectomy, Discontinued: 03JY0ZZ
  • Comminuted Fracture of Distal Tibia and Fibula: S82.392-, S82.832-
  • Dense Breasts Finding in Screening Mammogram: R92.2, Z12.31
  • Deployment of Stent for Herniated/Migrated Coil in Basilar Artery: 03WY3DZ
  • Evacuation of Hematoma for Control of Postprocedural Bleeding: 0X370ZZ
  • Fistulectomy With Placement of Seton: 0JBB0ZZ
  • Foreign Body in Esophagus: T18.190-, T18.198-
  • Incision and Drainage of Abscess of Femoropopliteal Bypass : 0Y980ZZ
  • Incision and Drainage of Abscess of Groin: 0Y950ZZ
  •  Intraoperative Monitoring Using Sentio MMG®: 4A11X4G
  • Intrathecal Chemotherapy: 3E0R305
  • Mid-Foot Amputation: 0Y6N0Z0
  • Non-Excisional Debridement With Lavage of Wound: 0JDC0ZZ
  • Percutaneous Mechanical Thrombectomy of Femoropopliteal Bypass Graft: 04CL3ZZ
  • Percutaneous Transhepatic Biliary Drainage Catheter Placement: 0F9630Z
  • Repair of Bronchopleural Fistula Using Omental Pedicle Graft: 0BU307Z
  • Residual Right-Sided Weakness Due to Previous Cerebral Infarction: I69.351
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: 0RRJ00Z
  • Revision of Femoropopliteal Bypass Graft: 04WY07Z
  • Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Converted to Open Procedure: 0UJD4ZZ, 0UT20ZZ, 0UT70ZZ, 0UT90ZZ, 0UTC0ZZ, 8E0W4CZ.