ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T88.4XXA

Failed or difficult intubation, initial encounter

Diagnosis Code T88.4XXA

ICD-10: T88.4XXA
Short Description: Failed or difficult intubation, initial encounter
Long Description: Failed or difficult intubation, initial encounter
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T88.4XXA

Valid for Submission
The code T88.4XXA is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified (T80-T88)
      • Oth complications of surgical and medical care, NEC (T88)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code T88.4XXA 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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