2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T54.3X3A

Toxic effect of corrosive alkalis and alkali-like substances, assault, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • T54.3X3A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Tox eff of corrosv alkalis and alk-like substnc, asslt, init
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM T54.3X3A became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T54.3X3A - other international versions of ICD-10 T54.3X3A may differ.
The following code(s) above T54.3X3A 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 T54.3X3A:
  • S00-T88
    2019 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
  • T51-T65
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range T51-T65

    Toxic effects of substances chiefly nonmedicinal as to source

    Note
    • When no intent is indicated code to accidental. Undetermined intent is only for use when there is specific documentation in the record that the intent of the toxic effect cannot be determined.
    Type 1 Excludes
    • contact with and (suspected) exposure to toxic substances (Z77.-)
    Use Additional
    • code(s):
    • for all associated manifestations of toxic effect, such as: respiratory conditions due to external agents (J60-J70)
    • personal history of foreign body fully removed (Z87.821)
    • to identify any retained foreign body, if applicable (Z18.-)
    Toxic effects of substances chiefly nonmedicinal as to source
  • T54.3
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T54.3

    Toxic effects of corrosive alkalis and alkali-like substances

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Toxic effects of potassium hydroxide
    • Toxic effects of sodium hydroxide
    Toxic effects of corrosive alkalis and alkali-like substances
ICD-10-CM T54.3X3A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 917 Poisoning and toxic effects of drugs with mcc
  • 918 Poisoning and toxic effects of drugs without mcc

Convert T54.3X3A to ICD-9-CM

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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T54.3X3A
T54.3X Toxic effects of corrosive alkalis and alkali-like substances
T54.3X1 Toxic effect of corrosive alkalis and alkali-like substances, accidental (unintentional)
T54.3X1A …… initial encounter
T54.3X1D …… subsequent encounter
T54.3X1S …… sequela
T54.3X2 Toxic effect of corrosive alkalis and alkali-like substances, intentional self-harm
T54.3X2A …… initial encounter
T54.3X2D …… subsequent encounter
T54.3X2S …… sequela
T54.3X3 Toxic effect of corrosive alkalis and alkali-like substances, assault
T54.3X3A …… initial encounter
T54.3X3D …… subsequent encounter
T54.3X3S …… sequela
T54.3X4 Toxic effect of corrosive alkalis and alkali-like substances, undetermined
T54.3X4A …… initial encounter
T54.3X4D …… subsequent encounter
T54.3X4S …… sequela
T54.9 Toxic effects of unspecified corrosive substance
T54.91 Toxic effect of unspecified corrosive substance, accidental (unintentional)
T54.91XA …… initial encounter
T54.91XD …… subsequent encounter

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