ICD-10 Coding Example Answers

33.25.14

ANSWERS

​Scenario: Fall from ladder while cleaning gutters at home resulted in fractured left distal tibia.

 S82.302A      Unspecified fracture of lower end of left tibia, initial encounter for closed fracture

 W11.XXXA     Fall on and from ladder, initial encounter

 Y92.009        Unspecified place in unspecified non-institutional (private) residence (place of occurrence external cause code)

Bonus!

 Y93.8           Activity, other specified

 Y99.8           Other external cause status

 

References:

Endicott, M. (2013). Monthly code cracker: Injuries and external causes on holiday. Journal of AHIMA, Retrieved from http://journal.ahima.org/2013/12/11/monthly-code-cracker-injuries-and-external-causes-on-holiday/