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ICD-10-CM Code T52.2X2
Toxic effect of homologues of benzene, intentional self-harm

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.
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 T52.2X2 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use specify a 7th character that describes the diagnosis 'toxic effect of homologues of benzene, intentional self-harm' 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 T52.2X2A initial encounter
D T52.2X2D subsequent encounter
S T52.2X2S 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 T52 is used to code Intoxicative inhalant

Intoxicative inhalants are a broad range of intoxicative drugs whose volatile vapors or gases are taken in via the nose and trachea. They are taken by room temperature volatilization or from a pressurized container (e.g., nitrous oxide), and do not include drugs that are sniffed after burning or heating. For example, amyl nitrite and toluene are considered inhalants, but tobacco, cannabis, and crack are not, even though the latter are also inhaled (as smoke).

Specialty: Emergency Medicine
ICD 9 Code: 981.982

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Episode of care information needed
  • Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease

ICD-10-CM Drugs Index References for 'T52.2X2 - Toxic effect of homologues of benzene, intentional self-harm'

The ICD-10-CM Drugs Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code T52.2X2. Click on any term below to browse the drugs index.


Parent Code: T52.2 - Toxic effects of homologues of benzene

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