Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 996.8
Complications of transplanted organ
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 10 ICD-9-CM codes below 996.8 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Transplant failure or rejection
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify nature of complication, such as:
    • Cytomegalovirus [CMV] infection (078.5)
    • graft-versus-host disease (279.50-279.53)
    • malignancy associated with organ transplant (199.2)
    • post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) (238.77)
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