ICD-10 Diagnosis Code M96.842

Postproc seroma of a ms structure fol a ms sys procedure

Diagnosis Code M96.842

ICD-10: M96.842
Short Description: Postproc seroma of a ms structure fol a ms sys procedure
Long Description: Postprocedural seroma of a musculoskeletal structure following a musculoskeletal system procedure
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code M96.842

Valid for Submission
The code M96.842 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00–M99)
    • Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of musculoskeletal system, not elsewhere classified (M96)
      • Intraop and postproc comp and disorders of ms sys, NEC (M96)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code M96.842 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 919 - COMPLICATIONS OF TREATMENT WITH MCC
  • 920 - COMPLICATIONS OF TREATMENT WITH CC
  • 921 - COMPLICATIONS OF TREATMENT WITHOUT CC/MCC

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Replacement Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplacement Code
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2017. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2018 (October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018).

This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s) listed below:
  • M96.830 - Postproc hemor of a ms structure fol a ms sys procedure
  • M96.830 - Postproc hemor/hemtom of a ms structure fol a ms sys proc


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