2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T79.8XXS

Other early complications of trauma, sequela

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • T79.8XXS is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM T79.8XXS became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T79.8XXS - other international versions of ICD-10 T79.8XXS may differ.
The following code(s) above T79.8XXS 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 T79.8XXS:
  • S00-T88
    2019 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
  • T79
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T79

    Certain early complications of trauma, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • acute respiratory distress syndrome (J80)
    • complications occurring during or following medical procedures (T80-T88)
    • complications of surgical and medical care NEC (T80-T88)
    • newborn respiratory distress syndrome (P22.0)
    Certain early complications of trauma, not elsewhere classified
Present On Admission
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"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.
  • T79.8XXS is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM T79.8XXS is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 913 Traumatic injury with mcc
  • 914 Traumatic injury without mcc

Convert T79.8XXS 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T79.8XXS
T79.A3XA …… initial encounter
T79.A3XD …… subsequent encounter
T79.A3XS …… sequela
T79.A9 Traumatic compartment syndrome of other sites
T79.A9XA …… initial encounter
T79.A9XD …… subsequent encounter
T79.A9XS …… sequela
T79.8 Other early complications of trauma
T79.8XXA …… initial encounter
T79.8XXD …… subsequent encounter
T79.8XXS …… sequela
T79.9 Unspecified early complication of trauma
T79.9XXA …… initial encounter
T79.9XXD …… subsequent encounter
T79.9XXS …… sequela
T80 Complications following infusion, transfusion and therapeutic injection
T80.0 Air embolism following infusion, transfusion and therapeutic injection
T80.0XXA …… initial encounter
T80.0XXD …… subsequent encounter
T80.0XXS …… sequela
T80.1 Vascular complications following infusion, transfusion and therapeutic injection

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