ICD-10-CM Code T67
Effects of heat and light
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 Code T67 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the ten child codes of T67 that describes the diagnosis 'effects of heat and light' in more detail.
- T67 Effects of heat and light NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for T67 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Erythema [dermatitis] ab igne - instead, use code L59.0
- Malignant hyperpyrexia due to anesthesia - instead, use code T88.3
- Radiation-related disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue - instead, use Section L55-L59
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 ExcludesType-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
- Burns - instead, use Section T20-T31
- Sunburn - instead, use code L55.-
- Sweat disorder due to heat - instead, use Section L74-L75
7th Character Extension Notes:
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 appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category See Code T67
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'T67 - Effects of heat and light'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code T67. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.