ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T85.738S

I/I react d/t other nrv sys device, implnt or graft, sequela

Diagnosis Code T85.738S

ICD-10: T85.738S
Short Description: I/I react d/t other nrv sys device, implnt or graft, sequela
Long Description: Infection and inflammatory reaction due to other nervous system device, implant or graft, sequela
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T85.738S

Valid for Submission
The code T85.738S is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

New 2017 ICD-10 Code
T85.738S is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2017, effective October 1, 2016.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified (T80-T88)
      • Complications of internal prosth dev/grft (T85)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code T85.738S is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 922 - OTHER INJURY, POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECT DIAGNOSES WITH MCC
  • 923 - OTHER INJURY, POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECT DIAGNOSES WITHOUT MCC

Present on Admission (POA) Additional informationCallout TooltipPresent on Admission
The Present on Admission (POA) indicator is used for diagnosis codes included in claims involving inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals. POA indicators must be reported to CMS on each claim to facilitate the grouping of diagnoses codes into the proper Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG). CMS publishes a listing of specific diagnosis codes that are exempt from the POA reporting requirement.

The code T85.738S is exempt from POA reporting.

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:
  • T85.79XS - Infect/inflm react due to oth int prosth dev/grft, sequela


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