ICD-10-CM Code T88.2
Shock due to anesthesia
Non-Billable CodeNon-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.
7th Character RequiredCode requires 7th Character Extension identifier. This 7th Character usually captures Episode of Care information, such as "Initial Encounter," "Subsquent Encounter," or "Sequela."
ICD Code T88.2 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use specify a 7th character that describes the diagnosis 'shock due to anesthesia' in more detail. The 7th characters that can be added, and the resulting billable codes, are as follows:
|7th Digit||Billable Code||7th Digit Specifies|
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 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.
Coding Notes for T88.2 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional CodeUse Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
- Code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T41.- with fifth or sixth character 5) See code T41.-
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Complications of anesthesia (in):
- Labor and delivery - instead, use code O74.-
- Pregnancy - instead, use code O29.-
- Puerperium - instead, use code O89.-
- Postprocedural shock NOS - instead, use code T81.1-
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'T88.2 - Shock due to anesthesia'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code T88.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.