2021 ICD-10-CM Code T86.8493

Unspecified complication of corneal transplant, bilateral

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

T86.8493 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of unspecified complication of corneal transplant, bilateral. The code T86.8493 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 T86.8493 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:T86.8493
Short Description:Unspecified complication of corneal transplant, bilateral
Long Description:Unspecified complication of corneal transplant, bilateral

Code Classification

Coding Guidelines

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:

New 2021 ICD-10 Code

T86.8493 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).

Replacement Code

T868493 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Code History

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