ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T88.4XXS

Failed or difficult intubation, sequela

Diagnosis Code T88.4XXS

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

Valid for Submission
The code T88.4XXS 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 T88.4XXS is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

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

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The code T88.4XXS is exempt from POA reporting.

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