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Look Up the Latest Coding Clinic for Stoma Creation and Its Reversal

AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and PCS, vol. 3, no. 3, guides you to use ICD-10-CM and PCS for temporary or permanent opening and closure of a stoma. The issue also gives you know-how about anastomosis of tubular body parts. Hint: You should not code separately. Also, this issue will guide you to code sepsis appropriately whether the cause is a virus, fungus, parasite, or not specified.

Take advantage of SuperCoder code and keyword search to keep your skills up to date:

Ileostomy and Colostomy Procedures: Z43.2, 0DBB0ZZ, 0DSM4ZZ, 0WQF0ZZ

Sepsis: A08.4, A30-A49, A69.29, A90, A92.31, B16.9, B34.9, B97.89, J09.X-, J10.1, J20.6, J20.8, J96.00, R65.2, R65.20.


The latest Coding Clinic® also includes its targeted Ask the Editor and For Your Information sections, providing answers for specific scenarios and news for reporting ICD-10-CM and PCS codes for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, end stage renal disease, debridement, and many more topics. To find the help you need, search for these codes and keywords on SuperCoder:

Auditory Screening, at Birth, Audiologist: R94.120, Z01.110, Z01.118, Z13.5

Auditory Screening, at Birth, Facility: Z38.01

Auditory Screening, at School: Z01.11-, Z01.110

Bilateral Alveolar Clefts, Closure: 0HBJXZZ, 0NQS0ZZ, 0NUR07Z, 3E0V0GB

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Acute Bronchitis: J20.9, J44.0, J44.1

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Lobar Pneumonia: J18.1, J44.0, J44.10

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Lower Respiratory Infections: J44.0

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Pneumonia: J44, J44.0, J44.1, J18.9

Coding from Pathology Report

Contrast Medium for Angiography

Cemented Versus Uncemented Qualifier for Joint Replacement

Common Bile Duct Anastomosis, Revision: 0FQ90ZZ

Debridement, Heel Spur, Tenex: 0JDR0ZZ

Debridement, Infected Lumbar Wound:  0JD70ZZ

Debridement, Leg Muscle: 0JDN0ZZ

Debridement, Pulsed Lavage: 0JD

Debridement, Sacrum: 0KBN0ZZ, 0KBP0ZZ

Femoral to Peroneal Artery Bypass, In-Situ Saphenous Vein Graft, Lysis of Valves.

Femur Fracture and Hip Replacement, Rehab: S72.141D, Z96.641

Femur Resection with Interposition Arthroplasty: 0KXQ0ZZ, 0KXR0ZZ, 0L8J0ZZ, 0QT60ZZ, 0QT70ZZ

Fractional Flow Reserve: 4A033BC

Gastrostomy Tube, Insertion: 0DH67UZ

Infant Feeding Problems: P92, P92.5, R63.3

Insertion of Arteriovenous Graft, HeRO Device: 03180JD

Omentoplasty: 0WUF07Z

Open Cholecystectomy, Needle Biopsy, Liver: 0FB00ZX

Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter, Removal: 02PYX3Z

Polycystic Kidney Disease: I12.0, I15.1, N18.6, Q61.3

Pressure Injury

Repair, Decompression, Acromioplasty, and Coracoplasty, Rotator Cuff: 0LQ14ZZ, 0LS30ZZ, 0RHJ04Z, 0RNJ4ZZ

Repair of Infrarenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: 047C3DZ, 04V03DZ

Retained Fragments, Gunshot Wound: S81.841A, X95.9XXA, Z18.89

Revision of Arteriovenous Graft: 03WY0JZ

Sphincterotomy and Insertion of Pancreatic Stent: 0F7D8DZ

Tibial/Fibula Epiphysiodesis: 0QHG04Z, 0QHJ04Z, 0QSF04Z, 0QSH04Z, 0QSK0ZZ

Tongue Base Excision and Epiglottopexy: 0CBM8ZZ, 0CSR8ZZ

Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Replacement: 02RJ48Z

Traumatic Amputation of Fingers, Revision Amputation: 0X6M0Z1, 0X6T0Z1, 0X6W0Z1

Ureteral Stone Migrating into Bladder: N20.1, 0TCB8ZZ.

This issue also includes clarifications and corrections to previous issues:

Encephalopathy from Hypoglycemia: E11.649, E16.2, G93.41

Heart Failure, Ejection Fraction

Maze Procedure: 02570ZK, 02580ZZ

Peri-Pulmonary Catheter Ablation: 02583ZZ.