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ICD-10-CM Code T42.3
Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of barbiturates

Non-Billable Code
Non-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.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code T42.3 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the one child codes of T42.3 that describes the diagnosis 'barbiturates' in more detail.

The ICD code T423 is used to code Barbiturate overdose

A barbiturate overdose results when a person takes excessive doses of barbiturates. Symptoms of an overdose typically include sluggishness, incoordination, difficulty in thinking, slowness of speech, faulty judgment, drowsiness, shallow breaths, and staggering. In severe cases, coma and death can result. The lethal dosage of barbiturates varies greatly with tolerance and from one individual to another.

Specialty: Emergency Medicine
ICD 9 Code: 969
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for T42.3 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of thiobarbiturates - instead, use code T41.1-

Parent Code: T42 - Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of antiepileptic, sedative- hypnotic and antiparkinsonism drugs

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