ICD-10-CM Code M96.840

Postprocedural hematoma of a musculoskeletal structure following a musculoskeletal system procedure

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

M96.840 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of postprocedural hematoma of a musculoskeletal structure following a musculoskeletal system procedure. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:M96.840
Short Description:Postproc hematoma of a ms structure fol a ms sys procedure
Long Description:Postprocedural hematoma of a musculoskeletal structure following a musculoskeletal system procedure

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code M96.840 are found in the index:


Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code M96.840 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 919 - COMPLICATIONS OF TREATMENT WITH MCC
  • 920 - COMPLICATIONS OF TREATMENT WITH CC
  • 921 - COMPLICATIONS OF TREATMENT WITHOUT CC/MCC

Replacement Code

M96840 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

  • M96.830 - Postproc hemor of a ms structure fol a ms sys procedure
  • M96.830 - Postproc hemor/hemtom of a ms structure fol a ms sys proc

Convert M96.840 to ICD-9

  • 998.12 - Hematoma complic proc (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of musculoskeletal system, not elsewhere classified (M96)
      • Intraop and postproc comp and disorders of ms sys, NEC (M96)

Code History

  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020