2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T18.8XXS

Foreign body in other parts of alimentary tract, sequela

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • T18.8XXS is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM T18.8XXS became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T18.8XXS - other international versions of ICD-10 T18.8XXS may differ.
The following code(s) above T18.8XXS contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to T18.8XXS:
  • S00-T88
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    • Use secondary code(s) from Chapter 20, External causes of morbidity, to indicate cause of injury. Codes within the T section that include the external cause do not require an additional external cause code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any retained foreign body, if applicable (Z18.-)
    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
  • T15-T19
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range T15-T19

    Effects of foreign body entering through natural orifice

    Type 2 Excludes
    • foreign body accidentally left in operation wound (T81.5-)
    • foreign body in penetrating wound - See open wound by body region
    • residual foreign body in soft tissue (M79.5)
    • splinter, without open wound - See superficial injury by body region
    Effects of foreign body entering through natural orifice
  • T18
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T18

    Foreign body in alimentary tract

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • foreign body in pharynx (T17.2-)
    Foreign body in alimentary tract
Present On Admission
POA Help
"Present On Admission" is defined as present at the time the order for inpatient admission occurs — conditions that develop during an outpatient encounter, including emergency department, observation, or outpatient surgery, are considered POA.
  • T18.8XXS is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM T18.8XXS is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 913 Traumatic injury with mcc
  • 914 Traumatic injury without mcc

Convert T18.8XXS to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T18.8XXS
T18.4XXA …… initial encounter
T18.4XXD …… subsequent encounter
T18.4XXS …… sequela
T18.5 Foreign body in anus and rectum
T18.5XXA …… initial encounter
T18.5XXD …… subsequent encounter
T18.5XXS …… sequela
T18.8 Foreign body in other parts of alimentary tract
T18.8XXA …… initial encounter
T18.8XXD …… subsequent encounter
T18.8XXS …… sequela
T18.9 Foreign body of alimentary tract, part unspecified
T18.9XXA …… initial encounter
T18.9XXD …… subsequent encounter
T18.9XXS …… sequela
T19 Foreign body in genitourinary tract
T19.0 Foreign body in urethra
T19.0XXA …… initial encounter
T19.0XXD …… subsequent encounter
T19.0XXS …… sequela
T19.1 Foreign body in bladder

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.