Valid for Submission
T86.8492 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of unspecified complication of corneal transplant, left eye. The code T86.8492 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
Unspecified diagnosis codes like T86.8492 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.
The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from block Complications of transplanted organs and tissue (T86). Use the following options for the aplicable episode of care:
- A - initial encounter
- D - subsequent encounter
- S - sequela
New 2021 ICD-10 Code
T86.8492 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).
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
T868492 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):