ICD-10-CM Code Y84.4

Aspiration of fluid as the cause of abnormal reaction of the patient, or of later complication, without mention of misadventure at the time of the procedure

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

Y84.4 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of aspiration of fluid as the cause of abnormal reaction of the patient, or of later complication, without mention of misadventure at the time of the procedure. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Y84.4
Short Description:Aspiration of fluid cause abn react/compl, w/o misadvnt
Long Description:Aspiration of fluid as the cause of abnormal reaction of the patient, or of later complication, without mention of misadventure at the time of the procedure

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for the code Y84.4 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Complication(delayed) of or following (medical or surgical procedure)
      • aspiration (of fluid)
    • Complication(delayed) of or following (medical or surgical procedure)
      • paracentesis (abdominal) (thoracic) (aspirative)
    • Complication(delayed) of or following (medical or surgical procedure)
      • sampling
        • fluid NEC

Convert Y84.4 to ICD-9

  • E879.4 - Abn react-fluid aspirat

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Complications of medical and surgical care (Y62-Y84)
      • Oth medical procedures cause abn react/compl, w/o misadvnt (Y84)

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