ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Y79

Orthopedic devices associated with adverse incidents

Diagnosis Code Y79

ICD-10: Y79
Short Description: Orthopedic devices associated with adverse incidents
Long Description: Orthopedic devices associated with adverse incidents
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Y79

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The code Y79 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Complications of medical and surgical care (Y62-Y84)
      • Orthopedic devices associated with adverse incidents (Y79)
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