e. The seventh column is reserved for DOD diagnostic code extenders which are
listed in Appendix A, Triservice Disease and Procedure Coding Guidelines, dated 1
f. Enter a code from table 4-21 in the eighth column to indicate where the
diagnostic condition was treated or managed.
4-106. PROCEDURES CODING (FIELDS 44 TO 51, COLUMNS 201 THROUGH 264)
a. Source of data. Item 20, FMC. See also paragraph 4-54.
b. Enter the three or four-digit code from ICD-9-CM, volume 3, in the first three
or four columns of the procedures fields to indicate any surgical or other procedures that
were performed on the patient.
c. Do not zero fill to the fourth position for three-digit codes.
d. Leave the fifth column blank.
e. Enter a code from table 4-22 in the sixth column to indicate the place where
the procedure was performed.
f. Enter code 1-99 in the seventh and eighth columns to indicate the number of
times a procedure was performed at the reporting MTF.
4-107. DISPOSITION OF THE FIELD MEDICAL CARD (FMC)
a. If DD Form 1380, the Field Medical Card (FMC) is generated in a combat
zone but the patient is not admitted to a hospital, the FMC will be sent to the medical
command and control headquarters or the command surgeon for statistical coding.
After coding, the FMC will be disposed of in accordance with (IAW) AR 40-66 and
b. When the patient is transferred to a hospital, the FMC will be used to prepare
the inpatient treatment record (ITR). The FMC will then become part of the ITR.
c. When the FMC is used to record outpatient treatment in peacetime operations
or during training exercises, the original DD Form 1380 will be forwarded to the
custodian of the patient's Health Record or Outpatient Treatment Record for inclusion in
d. All carbon copies of DD Form 1380 will be disposed of IAW AR 25-400-2.