ICD-10 Code T84.418

Breakdown (mechanical) of other internal orthopedic devices, implants and grafts

Version 2019 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

T84.418 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of breakdown (mechanical) of other internal orthopedic devices, implants and grafts. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10: T84.418
Short Description:Brkdwn internal orthopedic devices, implants and grafts
Long Description:Breakdown (mechanical) of other internal orthopedic devices, implants and grafts

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • T84.418A - Breakdown (mechanical) of other internal orthopedic devices, implants and grafts, initial encounter
  • T84.418D - Breakdown (mechanical) of other internal orthopedic devices, implants and grafts, subsequent encounter
  • T84.418S - Breakdown (mechanical) of other internal orthopedic devices, implants and grafts, sequela

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 internal orthopedic prosth dev/grft (T84)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (first year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA mandated 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

Information for Medical Professionals

Synonyms

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

  • Breakage of musculoskeletal implant
  • Disorder of cartilage graft
  • Failure of cartilage graft
  • Mechanical complication of internal orthopedic device, implant AND/OR graft

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 T84.418 are found in the index:


ICD-10 Footnotes

General Equivalence Map Definitions
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.

  • Approximate Flag - The approximate flag is on, indicating that the relationship between the code in the source system and the code in the target system is an approximate equivalent.
  • No Map Flag - The no map flag indicates that a code in the source system is not linked to any code in the target system.
  • Combination Flag - The combination flag indicates that more than one code in the target system is required to satisfy the full equivalent meaning of a code in the source system.