Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 349.1
Nervous system complications from surgically implanted device
  • Short description: COMPLICATION CNS DEVICE.
  • ICD-9-CM 349.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 349.1 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 349.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM G97.82 Other postprocedural complications and disorders of nervous system
Approximate Synonyms
  • Nervous system complication from surgically implanted device
  • Nervous system complications from surgical implant
  • Nervous system complications from surgical implanted device
349.1 Excludes
  • immediate postoperative complications (997.00-997.09)
  • mechanical complications of nervous system device (996.2)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 349.1:
  • Complications
    • nervous system
      • device, implant, or graft NEC 349.1
      • postoperative NEC 997.00
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