ICD-10-CM Code N99.842

Postprocedural seroma of a genitourinary system organ or structure following a genitourinary system procedure

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

N99.842 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of postprocedural seroma of a genitourinary system organ or structure following a genitourinary system procedure. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:N99.842
Short Description:Postproc seroma of a GU sys org following a GU sys procedure
Long Description:Postprocedural seroma of a genitourinary system organ or structure following a genitourinary 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 N99.842 are found in the index:


Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code N99.842 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

N99842 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

  • N99.820 - Postproc hemor of a GU sys org following a GU sys procedure
  • N99.820 - Postproc hemor/hemtom of a GU sys org fol a GU sys procedure

Convert N99.842 to ICD-9

  • 998.13 - Seroma complicting proc (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)
    • Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of genitourinary system, not elsewhere classified (N99)
      • Intraop and postproc comp and disorders of GU sys, NEC (N99)

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