ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Y66

Nonadministration of surgical and medical care

Diagnosis Code Y66

ICD-10: Y66
Short Description: Nonadministration of surgical and medical care
Long Description: Nonadministration of surgical and medical care
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Y66

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality
    • Complications of medical and surgical care (Y62-Y84)
      • Nonadministration of surgical and medical care (Y66)

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Patient Safety

You can help prevent medical errors by being an active member of your health care team. Research shows that patients who are more involved with their care tend to get better results. To reduce the risk of medical errors, you can

  • Ask questions if you have doubts or concerns. Take a relative or friend to your doctor appointment to help you ask questions and understand answers.
  • Make sure you understand what will happen if you need surgery
  • Tell your health care providers about all the medicines you take, including over-the-counter drugs and dietary supplements. Tell them if you have any allergies or bad reactions to anesthesia. Make sure you know how to take your medications correctly.
  • Get a second opinion about treatment options
  • Keep a copy of your own health history

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

  • Help prevent hospital errors
  • Use of restraints

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