2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T85.03XA

Leakage of ventricular intracranial (communicating) shunt, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • T85.03XA is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Leakage of ventricular intracranial shunt, init
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM T85.03XA became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T85.03XA - other international versions of ICD-10 T85.03XA may differ.
The following code(s) above T85.03XA 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 T85.03XA:
  • S00-T88
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    Note
    • 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
  • T80-T88
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range T80-T88

    Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified

    Type 2 Excludes
    • any encounters with medical care for postprocedural conditions in which no complications are present, such as:
    • artificial opening status (Z93.-)
    • closure of external stoma (Z43.-)
    • fitting and adjustment of external prosthetic device (Z44.-)
    • burns and corrosions from local applications and irradiation (T20-T32)
    • complications of surgical procedures during pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • mechanical complication of respirator [ventilator] (J95.850)
    • poisoning and toxic effects of drugs and chemicals (T36-T65 with fifth or sixth character 1-4 or 6)
    • postprocedural fever (R50.82)
    • specified complications classified elsewhere, such as:
    • cerebrospinal fluid leak from spinal puncture (G97.0)
    • colostomy malfunction (K94.0-)
    • disorders of fluid and electrolyte imbalance (E86-E87)
    • functional disturbances following cardiac surgery (I97.0-I97.1)
    • intraoperative and postprocedural complications of specified body systems (D78.-, E36.-, E89.-, G97.3-, G97.4, H59.3-, H59.-, H95.2-, H95.3, I97.4-, I97.5, J95.6-, J95.7, K91.6-, L76.-, M96.-, N99.-)
    • ostomy complications (J95.0-, K94.-, N99.5-)
    • postgastric surgery syndromes (K91.1)
    • postlaminectomy syndrome NEC (M96.1)
    • postmastectomy lymphedema syndrome (I97.2)
    • postsurgical blind-loop syndrome (K91.2)
    • ventilator associated pneumonia (J95.851)
    Use Additional
    • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
    Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified
  • T85
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T85

    Complications of other internal prosthetic devices, implants and grafts

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • failure and rejection of transplanted organs and tissue (T86.-)
    Complications of other internal prosthetic devices, implants and grafts
Approximate Synonyms
  • Ventricular intracranial communicating shunt leakage
ICD-10-CM T85.03XA is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 091 Other disorders of nervous system with mcc
  • 092 Other disorders of nervous system with cc
  • 093 Other disorders of nervous system without cc/mcc

Convert T85.03XA 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 T85.03XA
T85.0 Mechanical complication of ventricular intracranial (communicating) shunt
T85.01 Breakdown (mechanical) of ventricular intracranial (communicating) shunt
T85.01XA …… initial encounter
T85.01XD …… subsequent encounter
T85.01XS …… sequela
T85.02 Displacement of ventricular intracranial (communicating) shunt
T85.02XA …… initial encounter
T85.02XD …… subsequent encounter
T85.02XS …… sequela
T85.03 Leakage of ventricular intracranial (communicating) shunt
T85.03XA …… initial encounter
T85.03XD …… subsequent encounter
T85.03XS …… sequela
T85.09 Other mechanical complication of ventricular intracranial (communicating) shunt
T85.09XA …… initial encounter
T85.09XD …… subsequent encounter
T85.09XS …… sequela
T85.1 Mechanical complication of implanted electronic stimulator of nervous system
T85.11 Breakdown (mechanical) of implanted electronic stimulator of nervous system
T85.110 Breakdown (mechanical) of implanted electronic neurostimulator of brain electrode (lead)
T85.110A …… initial encounter

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