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ICD-10-CM Code T88.52
Failed moderate sedation during procedure

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.
7th Character Required
7th Character Required
Code requires 7th Character Extension identifier. This 7th Character usually captures Episode of Care information, such as "Initial Encounter," "Subsquent Encounter," or "Sequela."
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code T88.52 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use specify a 7th character that describes the diagnosis 'failed moderate sedation during procedure' 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
A T88.52XA initial encounter
D T88.52XD subsequent encounter
S T88.52XS sequela

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 T88.52 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Failed conscious sedation during procedure
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."
Personal history of failed moderate sedation - instead, use code Z92.83

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'T88.52 - Failed moderate sedation during procedure'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code T88.52. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: T88.5 - Other complications of anesthesia

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/T8852