2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T88.53XA

Unintended awareness under general anesthesia during procedure, initial encounter

    2017 - New Code 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • T88.53XA is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Unintended awareness under general anesth during proc, init
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM T88.53XA became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T88.53XA - other international versions of ICD-10 T88.53XA may differ.
The following code(s) above T88.53XA 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 T88.53XA:
  • 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
  • T88
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T88

    Other complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • complication following infusion, transfusion and therapeutic injection (T80.-)
    • complication following procedure NEC (T81.-)
    • complications of anesthesia in labor and delivery (O74.-)
    • complications of anesthesia in pregnancy (O29.-)
    • complications of anesthesia in puerperium (O89.-)
    • complications of devices, implants and grafts (T82-T85)
    • complications of obstetric surgery and procedure (O75.4)
    • dermatitis due to drugs and medicaments (L23.3, L24.4, L25.1, L27.0-L27.1)
    • poisoning and toxic effects of drugs and chemicals (T36-T65 with fifth or sixth character 1-4 or 6)
    • specified complications classified elsewhere
    Other complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified
  • T88.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T88.5

    Other complications of anesthesia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Use Additional
    • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T41.- with fifth or sixth character 5)
    Other complications of anesthesia
  • T88.53
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T88.53

    Unintended awareness under general anesthesia during procedure

      2017 - New Code 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • personal history of unintended awareness under general anesthesia (Z92.84)
    Unintended awareness under general anesthesia during procedure
ICD-10-CM T88.53XA is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems
  • 917 Poisoning and toxic effects of drugs with mcc
  • 918 Poisoning and toxic effects of drugs without mcc

Convert T88.53XA to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): New code
  • 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 T88.53XA
T88.5 Other complications of anesthesia
T88.51 Hypothermia following anesthesia
T88.51XA …… initial encounter
T88.51XD …… subsequent encounter
T88.51XS …… sequela
T88.52 Failed moderate sedation during procedure
T88.52XA …… initial encounter
T88.52XD …… subsequent encounter
T88.52XS …… sequela
T88.53 Unintended awareness under general anesthesia during procedure
T88.53XA …… initial encounter
T88.53XD …… subsequent encounter
T88.53XS …… sequela
T88.59 Other complications of anesthesia
T88.59XA …… initial encounter
T88.59XD …… subsequent encounter
T88.59XS …… sequela
T88.6 Anaphylactic reaction due to adverse effect of correct drug or medicament properly administered
T88.6XXA …… initial encounter
T88.6XXD …… subsequent encounter
T88.6XXS …… sequela

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