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ICD-10-CM Code T46.0X4
Poisoning by cardiac-stimulant glycosides and drugs of similar action, undetermined

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.
7th Character Required
7th Character Required
Code requires 7th Character Extension identifier. This 7th Character usually captures Episode of Care information, such as "Initial Encounter," "Subsquent Encounter," or "Sequela."
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code T46.0X4 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use specify a 7th character that describes the diagnosis 'poisoning by cardi-stim glycos/drug simlar act, undetermined' 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
A T46.0X4A initial encounter
D T46.0X4D subsequent encounter
S T46.0X4S sequela

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 T460 is used to code Digoxin poisoning

Digoxin toxicity may occur in individuals who take excessive amounts of the drug digoxin in a short period of time or in individuals who accumulate high levels of digoxin during an ongoing chronic treatment. Digoxin (derived from foxglove plants of the genus Digitalis) is a medication prescribed to individuals with heart failure and/or atrial fibrillation.

Specialty: Emergency Medicine
ICD 9 Code: 972.1

Digitalis purpurea drawings by Franz Köhler

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Episode of care information needed

Parent Code: T46.0 - Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of cardiac-stimulant glycosides and drugs of similar action

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