ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Y81.8

Miscellaneous gen/plast-surg devices assoc w incdt, NEC

Diagnosis Code Y81.8

ICD-10: Y81.8
Short Description: Miscellaneous gen/plast-surg devices assoc w incdt, NEC
Long Description: Miscellaneous general- and plastic-surgery devices associated with adverse incidents, not elsewhere classified
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Y81.8

Valid for Submission
The code Y81.8 is 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)
      • General- and plastic-surgery devices assoc w incdt (Y81)

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code Y81.8 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Incident, adverse
      • device
        • general
          • surgical
    • Incident, adverse
      • device
        • general
          • surgical
            • miscellaneous
    • Incident, adverse
      • device
        • plastic surgical
    • Incident, adverse
      • device
        • plastic surgical
          • miscellaneous

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