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Win at Whipple Procedure Coding With Latest ICD-10 Coding Clinic®

Can you say pancreaticoduodenectomy three times fast? You’ll at least be able to report ICD-10-PCS codes for this procedure, also known as the Whipple procedure, after reading AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS, vol. 6, no. 1. Both conventional Whipple and pyloric-sparing Whipple get attention in this issue.


In the article section, vol. 6, no. 1, also covers HIV ICD-10-CM coding. To find these articles, search these codes and keywords on TCI SuperCoder’s Coding Clinic Connector:


  • Human immunodeficiency virus, HIV: B20, Z21
  • Whipple, pancreaticoduodenectomy: 07BB0ZZ, 07BD0ZZ, 0DB60ZZ, 0DB90ZZ, 0DBA0ZZ, 0DT90ZZ, 0FB90ZZ, 0FBG0ZZ, 0FT40ZZ, 0WJG4ZZ.


The latest Coding Clinic® also includes a long Ask the Editor section, giving you solutions for tough cases. Here’s a sample of the topics you can search on TCI SuperCoder’s Coding Clinic Connector:


  • Asthma, emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: J18.9, J43.9, J44.0, J44.1, J44.9, J45
  • Clogged gastrojejunostomy tube: K94.23, 0D2DXUZ
  • Decompressive laminectomy: 00NY0ZZ, 01NB0ZZ, 01NR0ZZ
  • Degenerative scoliosis: M41.5
  • Endovascular repair of shaggy aorta: 04H13DZ, 04H53DZ, 04H93DZ, 04HA3DZ
  • Glaucoma tube shunt: 08133J4
  • Metaphyseal fracture of proximal humerus: S42.295A
  • Presacral abscess: K65.1, K68.19.