ICD-10 Diagnosis Code H95.53

Postprocedural seroma of ear/mastd fol proc on ear/mastd

Diagnosis Code H95.53

ICD-10: H95.53
Short Description: Postprocedural seroma of ear/mastd fol proc on ear/mastd
Long Description: Postprocedural seroma of ear and mastoid process following a procedure on the ear and mastoid process
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code H95.53

Valid for Submission
The code H95.53 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

New 2017 ICD-10 Code
H95.53 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2017, effective October 1, 2016.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the ear and mastoid process (H60–H95)
    • Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of ear and mastoid process, not elsewhere classified (H95)
      • Intraop and postproc comp and disorders of ear/mastd, NEC (H95)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code H95.53 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 919 - COMPLICATIONS OF TREATMENT WITH MCC
  • 920 - COMPLICATIONS OF TREATMENT WITH CC
  • 921 - COMPLICATIONS OF TREATMENT WITHOUT CC/MCC

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The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.

Replacement Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplacement Code
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2016. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2017 (October 1, 2016-September 30, 2017).

This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s) listed below:
  • H95.41 - Postproc hemor/hemtom of ear/mastd fol proc on ear/mastd
  • H95.41 - Postprocedural hemorrhage of ear/mastd fol proc on ear/mastd


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