ICD-10-CM Code Y76.3

Surgical instruments, materials and obstetric and gynecological devices (including sutures) associated with adverse incidents

Version 2020 Billable Code Diagnoses For Females Only

Valid for Submission

Y76.3 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of surgical instruments, materials and obstetric and gynecological devices (including sutures) associated with adverse incidents. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The code Y76.3 is applicable to female patients only. It is clinically and virtually impossible to use this code on a non-female patient.

ICD-10:Y76.3
Short Description:Surgical instrumnt, matrl and ob/gyn devices assoc w incdt
Long Description:Surgical instruments, materials and obstetric and gynecological devices (including sutures) associated with adverse incidents

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for the code Y76.3 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Incident, adverse
      • device
        • gynecological
          • surgical
    • Incident, adverse
      • device
        • obstetrical
          • surgical

Code Edits

The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:

  • Diagnoses for females only - Medicare Code Editor detects inconsistencies between a patient’s sex and any diagnosis on the patient’s record, this code applies to FEMALES only .

Convert Y76.3 to ICD-9

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Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Complications of medical and surgical care (Y62-Y84)
      • Obstetric and gynecological devices assoc w incdt (Y76)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • 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