ICD-10 Code T85.840

Pain due to nervous system prosthetic devices, implants and grafts

Version 2019 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

T85.840 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of pain due to nervous system prosthetic devices, implants and grafts. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10: T85.840
Short Description:Pain due to nervous system prosth dev/grft
Long Description:Pain due to nervous system prosthetic devices, implants and grafts

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

  • T85.840A - Pain due to nervous system prosthetic devices, implants and grafts, initial encounter
  • T85.840D - Pain due to nervous system prosthetic devices, implants and grafts, subsequent encounter
  • T85.840S - Pain due to nervous system prosthetic 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 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 T85.840 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.