2021 ICD-10-CM Code T86.8409

Corneal transplant rejection, unspecified eye

Version 2021
Billable Code
New Code
7th Character Code
Unspecified Code
MS-DRG Mapping

Valid for Submission

T86.8409 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of corneal transplant rejection, unspecified eye. The code T86.8409 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The ICD-10-CM code T86.8409 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like corneal allograft rejection, corneal endothelial allograft rejection, corneal epithelial allograft rejection, corneal graft rejection, corneal subepithelial allograft rejection , graft rejection line, etc.

Unspecified diagnosis codes like T86.8409 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.

ICD-10:T86.8409
Short Description:Corneal transplant rejection, unspecified eye
Long Description:Corneal transplant rejection, unspecified eye

Code Classification

New 2021 ICD-10 Code

T86.8409 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2021, effective October 1, 2020. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2020. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2021 (October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021).

Approximate Synonyms

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

Replacement Code

T868409 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Code History

  • FY 2021 - Code Added, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021