2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T43.6

Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of psychostimulants

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • T43.6 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Psychostimulants
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM T43.6 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T43.6 - other international versions of ICD-10 T43.6 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as T43.6. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of cocaine (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T40.5

    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of cocaine

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    T40.5-
    )
The following code(s) above T43.6 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to T43.6:
  • S00-T88
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    Note
    • Use secondary code(s) from Chapter 20, External causes of morbidity, to indicate cause of injury. Codes within the T section that include the external cause do not require an additional external cause code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any retained foreign body, if applicable (Z18.-)
    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
  • T36-T50
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range T36-T50

    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of drugs, medicaments and biological substances

    Code First
    • , for adverse effects, the nature of the adverse effect, such as:
    • adverse effect NOS (T88.7)
    • aspirin gastritis (K29.-)
    • blood disorders (D56-D76)
    • contact dermatitis (L23-L25)
    • dermatitis due to substances taken internally (L27.-)
    • nephropathy (N14.0-N14.2)
    Includes
    • adverse effect of correct substance properly administered
    • poisoning by overdose of substance
    • poisoning by wrong substance given or taken in error
    • underdosing by (inadvertently) (deliberately) taking less substance than prescribed or instructed
    Note
    • The drug giving rise to the adverse effect should be identified by use of codes from categories T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5.
    Type 1 Excludes
    • toxic reaction to local anesthesia in pregnancy (O29.3-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • abuse and dependence of psychoactive substances (F10-F19)
    • abuse of non-dependence-producing substances (F55.-)
    • drug reaction and poisoning affecting newborn (P00-P96)
    • pathological drug intoxication (inebriation) (F10-F19)
    Use Additional
    • code(s) to specify:
    • manifestations of poisoning
    • underdosing or failure in dosage during medical and surgical care (Y63.6, Y63.8-Y63.9)
    • underdosing of medication regimen (Z91.12-, Z91.13-)
    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of drugs, medicaments and biological substances
  • T43
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T43

    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of psychotropic drugs, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • drug dependence and related mental and behavioral disorders due to psychoactive substance use (F10.- -F19.-)
    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of psychotropic drugs, not elsewhere classified
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T43.6
T43.594D …… subsequent encounter
T43.594S …… sequela
T43.595 Adverse effect of other antipsychotics and neuroleptics
T43.595A …… initial encounter
T43.595D …… subsequent encounter
T43.595S …… sequela
T43.596 Underdosing of other antipsychotics and neuroleptics
T43.596A …… initial encounter
T43.596D …… subsequent encounter
T43.596S …… sequela
T43.6 Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of psychostimulants
T43.60 Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of unspecified psychostimulant
T43.601 Poisoning by unspecified psychostimulants, accidental (unintentional)
T43.601A …… initial encounter
T43.601D …… subsequent encounter
T43.601S …… sequela
T43.602 Poisoning by unspecified psychostimulants, intentional self-harm
T43.602A …… initial encounter
T43.602D …… subsequent encounter
T43.602S …… sequela
T43.603 Poisoning by unspecified psychostimulants, assault

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.