2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 998.51
Infected postoperative seroma
- Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
- Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015
- Short description: Infected postop seroma.
- ICD-9-CM 998.51 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 998.51 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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- More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 998.51: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM
converts approximately to:
- 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T81.4XXA Infection following a procedure, initial encounter
- Complication of procedure, infected seroma
- COMPLICATION OF PROCEDURE, INFECTED SEROMA (disorder)
- Postprocedural infected seroma
- Use additional code to identify organism