ICD-10-CM Code T80.0XXA

Air embolism following infusion, transfusion and therapeutic injection, initial encounter

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

T80.0XXA is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of air embolism following infusion, transfusion and therapeutic injection, initial encounter. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code T80.0XXA might also be used to specify conditions or terms like air embolism as a complication of medical care, air embolism as a complication of medical care, air embolism complicating injection, air embolism complicating intravenous therapy, air embolism due to and following transfusion, complication of injection, etc

ICD-10:T80.0XXA
Short Description:Air embolism fol infusion, tranfs and theraputc inject, init
Long Description:Air embolism following infusion, transfusion and therapeutic injection, initial encounter

Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Air embolism as a complication of medical care
  • Air embolism as a complication of medical care
  • Air embolism complicating injection
  • Air embolism complicating intravenous therapy
  • Air embolism due to and following transfusion
  • Complication of injection
  • Complication of introduction procedure
  • Complication of medical care
  • Complication of medical care
  • Patient death or serious disability associated with intravascular air embolism that occurs while being cared for in a healthcare facility
  • Serious reportable event associated with product or device
  • Transfusion reaction due to air embolism

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code T80.0XXA 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.

  • 175 - PULMONARY EMBOLISM WITH MCC OR ACUTE COR PULMONALE
  • 176 - PULMONARY EMBOLISM WITHOUT MCC

Convert T80.0XXA to ICD-9

  • 999.1 - Air embol comp med care (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified (T80-T88)
      • Comp following infusion, transfusion and theraputc injection (T80)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • 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