Valid for Submission
T38.6X4S is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of poisoning by antigonadotrophins, antiestrogens, antiandrogens, not elsewhere classified, undetermined, sequela. The code T38.6X4S is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code T38.6X4S might also be used to specify conditions or terms like formestane overdose, formestane overdose of undetermined intent, tamoxifen overdose, tamoxifen overdose of undetermined intent, tamoxifen poisoning , tamoxifen poisoning of undetermined intent, etc. The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.
T38.6X4S is a sequela code, includes a 7th character and should be used for complications that arise as a direct result of a condition like poisoning by antigonadotrophins antiestrogens antiandrogens not elsewhere classified undetermined. According to ICD-10-CM Guidelines a "sequela" code should be used for chronic or residual conditions that are complications of an initial acute disease, illness or injury. The most common sequela is pain. Usually, two diagnosis codes are needed when reporting sequela. The first code describes the nature of the sequela while the second code describes the sequela or late effect.
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Formestane overdose
- Formestane overdose of undetermined intent
- Tamoxifen overdose
- Tamoxifen overdose of undetermined intent
- Tamoxifen poisoning
- Tamoxifen poisoning of undetermined intent
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
Present on Admission (POA)
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Information for Patients
A poison is any substance that is harmful to your body. You might swallow it, inhale it, inject it, or absorb it through your skin. Any substance can be poisonous if too much is taken. Poisons can include
- Prescription or over-the-counter medicines taken in doses that are too high
- Overdoses of illegal drugs
- Carbon monoxide from gas appliances
- Household products, such as laundry powder or furniture polish
- Indoor or outdoor plants
- Metals such as lead and mercury
The effects of poisoning range from short-term illness to brain damage, coma, and death. To prevent poisoning it is important to use and store products exactly as their labels say. Keep dangerous products where children can't get to them. Treatment for poisoning depends on the type of poison. If you suspect someone has been poisoned, call your local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222 right away.
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