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ICD-10-CM Code T86.3
Complications of heart-lung transplant

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code T86.3 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of T86.3 that describes the diagnosis 'complications of heart-lung transplant' in more detail.


The ICD code T86 is used to code Transplant rejection

Transplant rejection occurs when transplanted tissue is rejected by the recipient's immune system, which destroys the transplanted tissue. Transplant rejection can be lessened by determining the molecular similitude between donor and recipient and by use of immunosuppressant drugs after transplant.

Specialty: Emergency Medicine
MeSH Code: D006084

Micrograph showing lung transplant rejection. Lung biopsy. H&E stain.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Heart-lung transplant failure and rejection (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for an external cause code

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'T86.3 - Complications of heart-lung transplant'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code T86.3. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: T86 - Complications of transplanted organs and tissue

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/T863