2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T67.9

Effect of heat and light, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • T67.9 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM T67.9 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T67.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 T67.9 may differ.
The following code(s) above T67.9 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 T67.9:
  • 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
  • T67
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T67

    Effects of heat and light

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • erythema [dermatitis] ab igne (L59.0)
    • malignant hyperpyrexia due to anesthesia (T88.3)
    • radiation-related disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L55-L59)
    Type 2 Excludes
    Effects of heat and light
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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to T67.9:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T67.9
T67.6XXD …… subsequent encounter
T67.6XXS …… sequela
T67.7 Heat edema
T67.7XXA …… initial encounter
T67.7XXD …… subsequent encounter
T67.7XXS …… sequela
T67.8 Other effects of heat and light
T67.8XXA …… initial encounter
T67.8XXD …… subsequent encounter
T67.8XXS …… sequela
T67.9 Effect of heat and light, unspecified
T67.9XXA …… initial encounter
T67.9XXD …… subsequent encounter
T67.9XXS …… sequela
T68 Hypothermia
T68.XXXA Hypothermia, initial encounter
T68.XXXD Hypothermia, subsequent encounter
T68.XXXS Hypothermia, sequela
T69 Other effects of reduced temperature
T69.0 Immersion hand and foot
T69.01 Immersion hand

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