Non-specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 999
Complications of medical care not elsewhere classified
  • There are 10 ICD-9-CM codes below 999 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 999.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 999: 2014 2015.
999 Includes
  • complications, not elsewhere classified, of:
    • dialysis (hemodialysis) (peritoneal) (renal)
    • extracorporeal circulation
    • hyperalimentation therapy
    • immunization
    • infusion
    • inhalation therapy
    • injection
    • inoculation
    • perfusion
    • transfusion
    • vaccination
    • ventilation therapy
999 Excludes
  • specified complications classified elsewhere such as:
    • complications of implanted device (996.0-996.9)
    • contact dermatitis due to drugs (692.3)
    • dementia dialysis (294.8)
    • dialysis disequilibrium syndrome (276.0-276.9)
    • poisoning and toxic effects of drugs and chemicals (960.0-989.9)
    • postvaccinal encephalitis (323.51)
    • water and electrolyte imbalance (276.0-276.9)
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  • Use additional code, where applicable, to identify specific complication
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