2022 ICD-10-CM Code T83.491

Other mechanical complication of implanted testicular prosthesis

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:T83.491
Short Description:Mech compl of implanted testicular prosthesis
Long Description:Other mechanical complication of implanted testicular prosthesis

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)

T83.491 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other mechanical complication of implanted testicular prosthesis. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 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.

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 Mech compl of implanted testicular prosthesis

Non-specific codes like T83.491 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 mech compl of implanted testicular prosthesis:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T83.491A for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T83.491D for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T83.491S for sequela

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 T83.491 are found in the index:

Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018