ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T79.9XXS

Unspecified early complication of trauma, sequela

Diagnosis Code T79.9XXS

ICD-10: T79.9XXS
Short Description: Unspecified early complication of trauma, sequela
Long Description: Unspecified early complication of trauma, sequela
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T79.9XXS

Valid for Submission
The code T79.9XXS is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Certain early complications of trauma (T79)
      • Certain early complications of trauma, NEC (T79)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code T79.9XXS is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 913 - TRAUMATIC INJURY WITH MCC
  • 914 - TRAUMATIC INJURY WITHOUT MCC

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The code T79.9XXS is exempt from POA reporting.

Synonyms
  • Late effect of complications of trauma
  • Late effect of musculoskeletal and connective tissue injuries
  • Late effect of tendon injury

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