ICD-10-CM Code Y81.3

Surgical instruments, materials and general- and plastic-surgery devices (including sutures) associated with adverse incidents

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

Y81.3 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of surgical instruments, materials and general- and plastic-surgery devices (including sutures) associated with adverse incidents. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Y81.3
Short Description:Surg instrumnt, matrl and gen/plast-surg dev assoc w incdt
Long Description:Surgical instruments, materials and general- and plastic-surgery devices (including sutures) associated with adverse incidents

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for the code Y81.3 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Incident, adverse
      • device
        • general
          • surgical
            • surgical
    • Incident, adverse
      • device
        • plastic surgical
          • surgical

Convert Y81.3 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)
      • General- and plastic-surgery devices assoc w incdt (Y81)

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