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ICD-10-CM Code T50.90
Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of unspecified drugs, medicaments and biological substances

NON-BILLABLE
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 T50.90 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the six child codes of T50.90 that describes the diagnosis 'unsp drugs, medicaments and biological substances' in more detail.


The ICD code T50 is used to code Drug overdose

The term drug overdose (or simply overdose or OD) describes the ingestion or application of a drug or other substance in quantities greater than are recommended or generally practiced. An overdose may result in a toxic state or death.

Specialty: Toxicology
MeSH Codes: D062787, D062787, D062787
ICD 9 Codes: 960, 970, 979

Activated carbon is a commonly used agent for decontamination of the gastrointestinal tract in overdoses.


Parent Code: T50.9 - Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of other and unspecified drugs, medicaments and biological substances

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/T5090