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ICD-10-CM Code T88
Other complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified

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 T88 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the ten child codes of T88 that describes the diagnosis 'oth complications of surgical and medical care, nec' in more detail.

The ICD code T88 is used to code Injury

Injury is damage to the body. This maybe caused by accidents, falls, hits, weapons, and other causes.

MeSH Codes: D014947, D014947
ICD 9 Codes: 800, 999

The knee of a person is examined with the help of radiography after an injury.

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for T88 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Complication following infusion, transfusion and therapeutic injection - instead, use code T80.-
Complication following procedure NEC - instead, use code T81.-
Complications of anesthesia in labor and delivery - instead, use code O74.-
Complications of anesthesia in pregnancy - instead, use code O29.-
Complications of anesthesia in puerperium - instead, use code O89.-
Complications of devices, implants and grafts - instead, use Section T82-T85
Complications of obstetric surgery and procedure - instead, use code O75.4
Dermatitis due to drugs and medicaments (L23.3, L24.4, L25.1, L27.0-L27.1) - instead, use code L23.3
Poisoning and toxic effects of drugs and chemicals - instead, use Section T36-T65 with fifth or sixth character 1-4 or 6)
Specified complications classified elsewhere
7th Character Extension Notes:

What is 7th Character Extension?

For codes less than 6 characters that require a 7th character a placeholder 'X' should be assigned for all characters less than 6. The 7th character must always be the 7th position of a code. E.g. The ICD-10-CM code T67.4 (Heat exhaustion due to salt depletion) requires an Episode of Care identifier. T67.4XXA Initial Encounter or T67.4XXD Subsequent Encounter. More Info
The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category See Code T88

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'T88 - Other complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code T88. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

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