Welcome to Coffee with the Coder®, our conversation with Paula Digby and her team to address issues, observations and questions for Health Information Management professionals, physicians, auditors, payors and students. You are invited to listen in for ten to twenty minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with the Coder® To receive text notifications send an email to help@AQ-IQ.com with your request. We will text you in the hour prior to the start of the next episode. In Episode 79, the first question regards reporting sharp excisional debridement using ICD-10-PCS. Ms Digby also discusses osteoporotic fractures and how much leeway a coder is given to interpret a particular fracture as pathological. In the final question, Anonymous asks whether the etiologic I63.511 would also be the Principal Diagnosis on the claim form. Congratulations to today’s winner, Laura! This mugshot is our friend, Rochelle!   Dial in for the next Episode in two weeks beginning at 10:10 am Eastern (7:10 am Pacific)

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