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Get to Know Excisional and Nonexcisional Debridement Reporting With the Latest Coding Clinic

AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS, Vol. 2, No. 3, updates your skills for coding excisional and nonexcisional debridement. Get to know the clear-cut description of these procedures and learn how to code them in ICD-10-PCS with the help of various coding examples.

Plus, reviewing the latest issue will boost your coding skills for reporting ICD-10-CM’s 7th Characters with the help of several coding scenarios used in various settings. You’ll also benefit from clarifications regarding how to appropriately code for Rh incompatibility status and the use of activity codes for subsequent encounters. 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:

  • Excisional and Nonexcisional Debridement: 0HB8XZZ, 0HDHXZZ, 0HD6XZZ, 0JB90ZZ, 0QBS0ZZ
  • ICD-10-CM’s 7th Characters: S06.5X0A, S06.6X0A
  • Rehabilitation Hospital Coding
  • Rh Incompatibility Status: O26.893, O36,  Z31.82, Z67, Z67.91
  • Splenic Laceration Citation Correction.


The latest Coding Clinic® also includes its to-the-point Ask the Editor section, providing answers for specific scenarios for reporting ICD-10-CM/ICD-10-PCS codes for endovascular stenting of the superficial femoral artery, open evacuation of subdural hematoma and intracerebral hematoma, and many more scenarios. To find the help you need, search for these codes and keywords on SuperCoder’s AHACoding Clinic® tool:


  • Aborted Endovascular Stenting of Superficial Femoral Artery
  • Admission for Medication Desensitization
  • Adverse Effect of Immunosuppressants: D89.9
  • Approach Value for Esophageal Electrophysiology Study: 4A02X4Z
  • Approach Values for Repositioning and Removal of Cardiac Lead: 02WA3MZ
  • Bilateral Renal Artery Bypass: 04100Z3, 04140Z4
  • Cleft Lip Repair Using Millard Rotation Advancement: 0KX10Z2
  • Congenital Hyperbilirubinemia Versus Transient Hyperbilirubinemia: P59.9
  • Coronary Angioplasty with Unsuccessful Stent Insertion: 02703ZZ
  • Craniosynostosis with Cranial Vault Reconstruction: 0NS00ZZ
  • Encephalopathy Due to Diabetic Hypoglycemia: E11.649, G93.41
  • Encounter for Chemotherapy During Postpartum Period: C49.3, O9A.13, Z51.11
  • Endoprosthetic Replacement of Humerus and Tendon Reattachment: 0LS40ZZ, 0RRK0J6
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy With Epinephrine Injection for Control of Bleeding: 0DJ08ZZ, 3E0G8GC
  • Evacuation of Intracerebral Hematoma: 00C74ZZ
  • Excision of Mitrofanoff Polyp: 0TBD8ZZ
  • Failed Attempt to Treat Coronary Artery Occlusion: 02JA3ZZ
  • Femoral Head Resection: 0QT70ZZ
  • Idiopathic Immunocompromised State
  • Immunocompromised State Due to Immunosuppressants or Underlying Disease Process: Z79.899
  • Incision and Drainage of Multiple Abscess Cavities Using Vessel Loop: 0J9D0ZZ, 0J9F0ZZ, 0J9C0ZZ, 0J960ZZ, 0J9L0ZZ, 0J9M0ZZ
  • Insertion of Cervical Cerclage: 0UVC7ZZ
  • Laparoscopic Partial Salpingectomy for Ectopic Pregnancy: 0UB64ZZ, 10T24ZZ
  • Moyamoya Disease and Hemispheric PialSynagiosis with Craniotomy: 03SS0ZZ, 0NS504Z
  • Newborn ABO Isoimmunization and Positive Coombs Test: P55.1
  • Nonexcisional Debridement of Cranial Wound With Removal and Replacement of Hardware: 00D20ZZ, 0NH004Z, 0NP004Z
  • Observation of Newborn for Suspected Sepsis Ruled Out: P00.2
  • Open Evacuation of Subdural Hematoma: 00C40ZZ
  • Percutaneous Drainage of Subdural Hematoma: 00C74ZZ
  • Placement of Adhesion Barrier
  • Placement of Inflatable Penile Prosthesis: 0VUS0JZ
  • Placement of Ventriculostomy Catheter via Burr Hole: 009630Z
  • Redo Urinary Diversion Surgery via Left Ureteral Reimplantation: 0T170ZB
  • Removal of Cervical Cerclage: 0UCC8ZZ
  • Revision of Previous Truncus Arteriosus Surgery With Ventricle to Pulmonary Artery Conduit: 021K0KP, 027Q0DZ, 02UR0KZ, 02UQ0KZ
  • Subdural Evacuation Portal System (SEPS) Placement: 009430Z
  • Swan Ganz Catheterization: 02HP32Z, 4A1239Z, 4A133B3
  • Thumb Arthroplasty With Resection of Trapezium: 0LB60ZZ , 0PTN0ZZ, 0RUT07Z
  • Total Hip Replacement With Acetabular Reconstruction: 0QU50JZ, 0SRB0J9
  • Tubal Ligation for Sterilization: 0UB70ZZ
  • Vascular Ring Surgery and Double Aortic Arch: 0DN50ZZ, 02QW0ZZ
  • Vascular Ring Surgery with Release of Esophagus and Trachea: 0BN10ZZ, 0DN50ZZ.