ICD-10-CM Code Y79.8

Miscellaneous orthopedic devices associated with adverse incidents, not elsewhere classified

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

Y79.8 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of miscellaneous orthopedic devices associated with adverse incidents, not elsewhere classified. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Y79.8
Short Description:Miscellaneous orthopedic devices assoc w incdt, NEC
Long Description:Miscellaneous orthopedic devices associated with adverse incidents, not elsewhere classified

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for the code Y79.8 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Incident, adverse
      • device
        • orthopedic
    • Incident, adverse
      • device
        • orthopedic
          • miscellaneous

Convert Y79.8 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)
      • Orthopedic devices associated with adverse incidents (Y79)

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