T83.021 - Displacement of indwelling urethral catheter

Version 2023
ICD-10:T83.021
Short Description:Displacement of indwelling urethral catheter
Long Description:Displacement of indwelling urethral catheter
Status: Not Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified (T80-T88)
      • Complications of genitourinary prosth dev/grft (T83)

T83.021 is a non-specific and non-billable ICD-10 code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of displacement of indwelling urethral catheter. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Approximate Synonyms

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

Coding Guidelines

The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from block Complications of genitourinary prosth dev/grft (T83). Use the following options for the aplicable episode of care:

Specific Coding for Displacement of indwelling urethral catheter

Non-specific codes like T83.021 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for displacement of indwelling urethral catheter:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T83.021A for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T83.021D for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T83.021S for sequela

Index to Diseases and Injuries References

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 this diagnosis code are found in the injuries and diseases index:

Code History