ICD-10 Code T85.731

Infection and inflammatory reaction due to implanted electronic neurostimulator of brain, electrode (lead)

Version 2019 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

T85.731 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of infection and inflammatory reaction due to implanted electronic neurostimulator of brain, electrode (lead). The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10: T85.731
Short Description:I/I react d/t implnt elec nstim of brain, electrode (lead)
Long Description:Infection and inflammatory reaction due to implanted electronic neurostimulator of brain, electrode (lead)

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

  • T85.731A - Infection and inflammatory reaction due to implanted electronic neurostimulator of brain, electrode (lead), initial encounter
  • T85.731D - Infection and inflammatory reaction due to implanted electronic neurostimulator of brain, electrode (lead), subsequent encounter
  • T85.731S - Infection and inflammatory reaction due to implanted electronic neurostimulator of brain, electrode (lead), 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 prosth dev/grft (T85)

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

Information for Medical Professionals

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 T85.731 are found in the index:


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