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Latest Coding Clinic® Ends Your Confusion Over Selecting Vaginal Delivery Principal Diagnosis

AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS, Vol. 3, No. 1, updates your facility coding skills to help you choose the correct principal diagnosis for obstetric cases when a vaginal delivery occurs. The issue addresses a commonly misinterpreted guideline and supplies various clinical scenarios that assist you with coding real-world cases.


Plus, reviewing the latest issue will also improve your understanding of how to report ICD-10-PCS codes for obstetric perineal laceration repair. To get spot-on guidance on these topics and more, simply type a code or keyword into SuperCoder’s AHA Coding Clinic® search box to update your skills:

  • Chronic Respiratory Failure From Poisoning: J96.10
  • Code First Instruction Clarification: A41
  • Nonexcisional Debridement, Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue: 0JDL0ZZ
  • Obstetrical Perineal Laceration Repair: 0DQP0ZZ, 0DQR0ZZ, 0HQ9XZZ, 0KQM0ZZ
  • Vaginal Delivery Principal Diagnosis.


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 aortocoronary bypass graft using Y-grafts, bilateral cataracts, biopsy of neobladder  malignancy, and many more. To find the help you need, search for these codes and keywords on SuperCoder’s AHA Coding Clinic® tool:

  • 7th Character, Gustilo-Anderson, Default: S52.-
  • Adult Physical Examination: F17.200, J44.9, Z00.00
  • Anteversion of Retroverted Uterus, Pregnant: 0US9XZZ
  • Aortocoronary Bypass Graft With Y-Graft: 02100Z9, 021209W, 06BQ4ZZ, 5A1221Z
  • Axillary Lymph Node Resection With Mastectomy: 07T50ZZ
  • Bilateral Cataracts: H25.12, H25.13
  • Biliary Obstruction, Hepatocellular Malignancy: C22.0, K83.1
  • Biopsy, Neobladder Malignancy: C67.9, 0TBB8ZX
  • Bleeding Due to Anticoagulants: D68.32
  • Bronchoalveolar Lavage, Endobronchial Biopsy, and Transbronchial Biopsy: 0B948ZX, 0B9B8ZX, 0BB48ZX, 0BBC8ZX
  • Cervical Disc Disorders: M50.01
  • Diabetes and Osteomyelitis: E10.29, E10.649, M86.671, N28.9
  • Diabetes With Associated Conditions
  • Diabetic Foot Ulcer: B95.62, E11.22, E11.42, E11.621, L97.421, N18.6, Z99.2
  • Duodenal Ulcer, Hemorrhage From Anticoagulant Therapy: D68.32, K26.4, T45.515-
  • Elongation Derotation Flexion Casting: 0PS4XZZ
  • Embolization, Superior Hypophyseal Aneurysm: 03VG3DZ
  • Endoscopic Brush Biopsy, Esophagus: 0DB28ZX
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography and Brush Biopsy, Pancreatic and Common Bile Ducts: 0F798DZ, 0F7D8DZ, 0FB98ZX, 0FBD8ZX
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound and Biopsy, Common Hepatic Duct: 0FB98ZX
  • Excision, Urachal Mass: 0WBF4ZZ
  • Extracorporeal Liver Assist Device: 5A1C00Z
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy, Brushings, and Bronchoalveolar Lavage: 0B988ZX, 0BB88ZX
  • Heart Failure and Ejection Fraction
  • Hemodialysis: 5A1D60Z
  • Hospice Coding Guidelines
  • Iliofemoral Endarterectomy and Patch Repair: 04CJ0ZZ, 04UJ0KZ
  • Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Disease: K21.9
  • Metatarsophalangeal Joint Resection Arthroplasty: 0STM0ZZ
  • Perineal Proctectomy: 0DBP7ZZ
  • Postoperative Coagulopathy: D68.32, K91.840, T39.015A, T45.525A
  • Pubovaginal Sling Placement:  0TSD0ZZ
  • Pulmonary Valvotomy, Dilation of Annulus: 027H0ZZ
  • Sacral Dimple: Q82.8
  • Sepsis, Transfer to Long Term Care
  • Thermal Capsulorrhaphy, Shoulder: 0RQJ4ZZ
  • Transurethral Resection, Ejaculatory Ducts: 0VBQ4ZZ
  • Vaginal Delivery With Vacuum and Low Forceps: 10D07Z3
  • Well-Child Examination, Abnormal Findings:  H66.001, Z00.121
  • Well-Child Examination, No Abnormal Findings: Z00.01.