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ICD-10-CM Code T62.8X2
Toxic effect of other specified noxious substances eaten as food, intentional self-harm

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 T62.8X2 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 noxious substances eaten as food, 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 T62.8X2A initial encounter
D T62.8X2D subsequent encounter
S T62.8X2S 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 T628 is used to code Epidemic dropsy

Epidemic dropsy is a form of edema of extremities due to intoxication with Argemone mexicana (Mexican prickly poppy).

Specialty: Emergency Medicine

Epidemic dropsy patients with the characteristic bilateral pitting edema of the extremities (indicated by arrows)

Source: Wikipedia

ICD-10-CM Drugs Index References for 'T62.8X2 - Toxic effect of other specified noxious substances eaten as food, intentional self-harm'

The ICD-10-CM Drugs Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code T62.8X2. Click on any term below to browse the drugs index.

Parent Code: T62.8 - Toxic effect of other specified noxious substances eaten as food

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