Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 996.55
Mechanical complication due to artificial skin graft and decellularized allodermis
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 996.55 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 996.55 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 996.55 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T85.693A Other mechanical complication of artificial skin graft and decellularized allodermis, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Artificial skin graft malposition
  • Artificial skin graft mechanical breakdown
  • Breakdown of artificial skin graft
  • Displacement of skin graft
  • Malposition of artificial skin graft
  • Skin graft displaced
  • Skin graft displacement
Applies To
  • Dislodgement
  • Displacement
  • Failure
  • Non-adherence
  • Poor incorporation
  • Shearing
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 996.55:
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