Valid for Submission
T40.0X1A is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of poisoning by opium, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter. The code T40.0X1A 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 T40.0X1A might also be used to specify conditions or terms like accidental poisoning by opium or poisoning by opium alkaloid.
T40.0X1A is an initial encounter code, includes a 7th character and should be used while the patient is receiving active treatment for a condition like poisoning by opium accidental (unintentional). According to ICD-10-CM Guidelines an "initial encounter" doesn't necessarily means "initial visit". The 7th character should be used when the patient is undergoing active treatment regardless if new or different providers saw the patient over the course of a treatment. The appropriate 7th character codes should also be used even if the patient delayed seeking treatment for a condition.
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Accidental poisoning by opium
- Poisoning by opium alkaloid