ICD-10-CM Code T37.2X6
Underdosing of antimalarials and drugs acting on other blood protozoa
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
7th Character RequiredCode requires 7th Character Extension identifier. This 7th Character usually captures Episode of Care information, such as "Initial Encounter," "Subsquent Encounter," or "Sequela."
ICD Code T37.2X6 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use specify a 7th character that describes the diagnosis 'underdosing of antimalarials and drugs acting on bld protzoa' in more detail. The 7th characters that can be added, and the resulting billable codes, are as follows:
|7th Digit||Billable Code||7th Digit Specifies|
What is 7th Character Extension?For codes less than 6 characters that require a 7th character a placeholder 'X' should be assigned for all characters less than 6. The 7th character must always be the 7th position of a code. E.g. The ICD-10-CM code T67.4 (Heat exhaustion due to salt depletion) requires an Episode of Care identifier. T67.4XXA Initial Encounter or T67.4XXD Subsequent Encounter. More Info
The ICD code T372 is used to code Cinchonism
Cinchonism or quinism is a pathological condition caused by an overdose of quinidine or its natural source, cinchona bark. Quinine is medically used to treat malaria. In much smaller amounts, quinine is an ingredient of tonic drinks, acting as a bittering agent. Cinchonism can occur from therapeutic doses of quinine, either from one or several large doses. Quinidine (Class 1A anti-arrhythmic) can also cause cinchonism symptoms to develop with as little as a single dose.
|ICD 9 Codes:||386.9, 961.4|
ICD-10-CM Drugs Index References for 'T37.2X6 - Underdosing of antimalarials and drugs acting on other blood protozoa'
The ICD-10-CM Drugs Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code T37.2X6. Click on any term below to browse the drugs index.