Valid for Submission
T36.3X6A is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of underdosing of macrolides, initial encounter. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The code T36.3X6A describes a circumstance which influences the patient's health status but not a current illness or injury. The code is unacceptable as a principal diagnosis.
|Short Description:||Underdosing of macrolides, initial encounter|
|Long Description:||Underdosing of macrolides, initial encounter|
This code was replaced in the 2020 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2019. This code was replaced for the FY 2020 (October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020).
- K59.03 - Drug induced constipation
The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:
- Unacceptable principal diagnosis - There are selected codes that describe a circumstance which influences an individual’s health status but not a current illness or injury, or codes that are not specific manifestations but may be due to an underlying cause. These codes are considered unacceptable as a principal diagnosis.
Convert T36.3X6A to ICD-9
Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of drugs, medicaments and biological substances (T36-T50)
Systemic antibiotics (T36)
- FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
(First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
- FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
- FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
- FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
- FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020