2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T56.93XA

Toxic effect of unspecified metal, assault, initial encounter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • T56.93XA is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Toxic effect of unspecified metal, assault, init encntr
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM T56.93XA became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T56.93XA - other international versions of ICD-10 T56.93XA may differ.
The following code(s) above T56.93XA 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 T56.93XA:
  • 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
  • T56
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T56

    Toxic effect of metals

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • toxic effects of fumes and vapors of metals
    • toxic effects of metals from all sources, except medicinal substances
    Type 1 Excludes
    • arsenic and its compounds (T57.0)
    • manganese and its compounds (T57.2)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any retained metal foreign body, if applicable (Z18.0-, T18.1-)
    Toxic effect of metals
ICD-10-CM T56.93XA 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 T56.93XA 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 T56.93XA
T56.9 Toxic effects of unspecified metal
T56.91 Toxic effect of unspecified metal, accidental (unintentional)
T56.91XA …… initial encounter
T56.91XD …… subsequent encounter
T56.91XS …… sequela
T56.92 Toxic effect of unspecified metal, intentional self-harm
T56.92XA …… initial encounter
T56.92XD …… subsequent encounter
T56.92XS …… sequela
T56.93 Toxic effect of unspecified metal, assault
T56.93XA …… initial encounter
T56.93XD …… subsequent encounter
T56.93XS …… sequela
T56.94 Toxic effect of unspecified metal, undetermined
T56.94XA …… initial encounter
T56.94XD …… subsequent encounter
T56.94XS …… sequela
T57 Toxic effect of other inorganic substances
T57.0 Toxic effect of arsenic and its compounds
T57.0X Toxic effect of arsenic and its compounds
T57.0X1 Toxic effect of arsenic and its compounds, accidental (unintentional)

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