Valid for Submission
T40.0X1S is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of poisoning by opium, accidental (unintentional), sequela. The code T40.0X1S 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 T40.0X1S might also be used to specify conditions or terms like accidental poisoning by opium or poisoning by opium alkaloid. The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.
T40.0X1S 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 opium accidental (unintentional). 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:
- Accidental poisoning by opium
- Poisoning by opium alkaloid