ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T85.79XS

Infect/inflm react due to oth int prosth dev/grft, sequela

Diagnosis Code T85.79XS

ICD-10: T85.79XS
Short Description: Infect/inflm react due to oth int prosth dev/grft, sequela
Long Description: Infection and inflammatory reaction due to other internal prosthetic devices, implants and grafts, sequela
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T85.79XS

Valid for Submission
The code T85.79XS is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Replaced Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplaced 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 codes was replaced for the FY 2017 (October 1, 2016-September 30, 2017).

This code was replaced in the 2017 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below.
  • T85.730S - I/I react d/t ventricular intracranial shunt, sequela
  • T85.731S - I/I react d/t implnt elec nstim of brain, lead, sequela
  • T85.732S - I/I react d/t implnt elec nstim of prph nrv, lead, sequela
  • T85.733S - I/I react d/t implnt elec nstim of spinal cord, lead, sqla
  • T85.734S - I/I react d/t implnt elec nstim, generator, sequela
  • T85.735S - I/I react d/t cranial or spinal infusion catheter, sequela
  • T85.738S - I/I react d/t other nrv sys device, implnt or graft, sequela

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 T85.79XS 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

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The code T85.79XS is exempt from POA reporting.

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