ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T56.93XS

Toxic effect of unspecified metal, assault, sequela

Diagnosis Code T56.93XS

ICD-10: T56.93XS
Short Description: Toxic effect of unspecified metal, assault, sequela
Long Description: Toxic effect of unspecified metal, assault, sequela
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T56.93XS

Valid for Submission
The code T56.93XS is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Toxic effects of substances chiefly nonmedicinal as to source (T51-T65)
      • Toxic effect of metals (T56)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code T56.93XS is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • OTHER INJURY, POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECT DIAGNOSES WITH MCC 922
  • OTHER INJURY, POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECT DIAGNOSES WITHOUT MCC 923

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The code T56.93XS is exempt from POA reporting.

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