2021 ICD-10-CM Code T86.8499

Unspecified complication of corneal transplant, unspecified eye

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

T86.8499 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of unspecified complication of corneal transplant, unspecified eye. The code T86.8499 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 T86.8499 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like corneal graft disorder.

Unspecified diagnosis codes like T86.8499 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.

Short Description:Unspecified complication of corneal transplant, unsp
Long Description:Unspecified complication of corneal transplant, unspecified eye

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

T86.8499 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

T868499 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Code History

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