2021 ICD-10-CM Code T38.6X6

Underdosing of antigonadotrophins, antiestrogens, antiandrogens, not elsewhere classified

Version 2021
Replaced Code
Non-Billable Code
Underdosing

Not Valid for Submission

T38.6X6 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of underdosing of antigonadotrophins, antiestrogens, antiandrogens, not elsewhere classified. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

ICD-10:T38.6X6
Short Description:Underdosing of antigonadtr/antiestr/antiandrg, NEC
Long Description:Underdosing of antigonadotrophins, antiestrogens, antiandrogens, not elsewhere classified

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Underdosing of antigonadtr/antiestr/antiandrg, NEC

Header codes like T38.6X6 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for underdosing of antigonadtr/antiestr/antiandrg, nec:

Replaced Code

This code was replaced in the 2021 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, 2020. This code was replaced for the FY 2021 (October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021).


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Table of Drugs and Chemicals

The code T38.6X6 is included in the Table of Drugs and Chemicals, this table contains a classification of drugs, industrial solvents, corrosive gases, noxious plants, pesticides, and other toxic agents. Each substance in the table is assigned a code according to the poisoning classification and external causes of adverse effects. Use as many codes as necessary to describe all reported drugs, medicinal or chemical substances.

Substance Poisoning
Accidental
(unintentional)
Poisoning
Accidental
self-harm
Poisoning
Assault
Poisoning
Undetermined
Adverse
effect
Underdosing
Antiandrogen NECT38.6X1T38.6X2T38.6X3T38.6X4T38.6X5T38.6X6
Antiestrogen NECT38.6X1T38.6X2T38.6X3T38.6X4T38.6X5T38.6X6
Antigonadotrophin NECT38.6X1T38.6X2T38.6X3T38.6X4T38.6X5T38.6X6
CyproteroneT38.6X1T38.6X2T38.6X3T38.6X4T38.6X5T38.6X6
DanazolT38.6X1T38.6X2T38.6X3T38.6X4T38.6X5T38.6X6
FlutamideT38.6X1T38.6X2T38.6X3T38.6X4T38.6X5T38.6X6
MifepristoneT38.6X1T38.6X2T38.6X3T38.6X4T38.6X5T38.6X6
NafoxidineT38.6X1T38.6X2T38.6X3T38.6X4T38.6X5T38.6X6
NilutamideT38.6X1T38.6X2T38.6X3T38.6X4T38.6X5T38.6X6
OrmeloxifeneT38.6X1T38.6X2T38.6X3T38.6X4T38.6X5T38.6X6
TaleranolT38.6X1T38.6X2T38.6X3T38.6X4T38.6X5T38.6X6
TamoxifenT38.6X1T38.6X2T38.6X3T38.6X4T38.6X5T38.6X6
ToremifeneT38.6X1T38.6X2T38.6X3T38.6X4T38.6X5T38.6X6

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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)