AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2016 Issue 4; ICD-10-CM NEW/REVISED CODES

Complications of Other Internal Prosthetic Devices, Implants and Grafts

A number of changes were made to the codes in category T85, Complications of other internal prosthetic devices, implants and grafts. The existing codes for these complications were found to be lacking in detail for data analysis, tracking, and other classification measures. Codes in subcategory T85.1, Mechanical complication of implanted electronic stimulator of nervous system, were revised to differentiate complications of neurostimulators as either mechanical complications of the electrodes (leads) or mechanical complications of the generator. The existing codes were revised along with the creation of new codes to specify complications of the electrode (lead) only, and new...

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