ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Y79.1

Therapeutic and rehab orthopedic devices assoc w incdt

Diagnosis Code Y79.1

ICD-10: Y79.1
Short Description: Therapeutic and rehab orthopedic devices assoc w incdt
Long Description: Therapeutic (nonsurgical) and rehabilitative orthopedic devices associated with adverse incidents
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Y79.1

Valid for Submission
The code Y79.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

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)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Mechanical complication of bone graft

Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code Y79.1 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Incident, adverse
      • device
        • orthopedic
          • rehabilitative
    • Incident, adverse
      • device
        • orthopedic
          • therapeutic

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