AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-9 - 1986 September - October


The Health Care Financing Administration has made the following change in the code assignment for Dilation of pancreatic sphincter that appeared in the July-August 1986 issue of Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM, page 5: Dilation sphincter pancreatic 51.82 The National Center for Health Statistics has issued the following code correction for immunoblastic sarcoma that appears in the July-August 1986 issue of Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM, page 20: 042.2 With specified malignant neoplasms Includes only: immunoblastic sarcoma (200.8) Correct also the code on page 33 of July-August 1986 issue of Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM: Sarcoma immunoblastic (200.8)...

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