ICD-10 Coding Example


After reading the brief scenario below, fill in the appropriate ICD-10 code for each description listed. Answers will be posted on Tuesday, March 25th.

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

                Unspecified fracture of lower end of left tibia, initial encounter for closed fracture

                Fall on and from ladder, initial encounter

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


                Activity, other specified

               Other external cause status