2021 ICD-10-CM Code T41.44

Poisoning by unspecified anesthetic, undetermined

Version 2021
Replaced Code
Non-Billable Code
Unspecified Code
Poisoning Undetermined

Not Valid for Submission

T41.44 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of poisoning by unspecified anesthetic, undetermined. 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.

Unspecified diagnosis codes like T41.44 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.

ICD-10:T41.44
Short Description:Poisoning by unspecified anesthetic, undetermined
Long Description:Poisoning by unspecified anesthetic, undetermined

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Poisoning by unspecified anesthetic, undetermined

Header codes like T41.44 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 poisoning by unspecified anesthetic, undetermined:

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).


  • K59.03 - Drug induced constipation

Table of Drugs and Chemicals

The code T41.44 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
Anesthetic NEC [See Also: Anesthesia]T41.41T41.42T41.43T41.44T41.45T41.46
Anesthetic NEC [See Also: Anesthesia]
  »with muscle relaxant
T41.41T41.42T41.43T41.44T41.45T41.46
Anesthetic NEC [See Also: Anesthesia]
  »with muscle relaxant
    »general
T41.41T41.42T41.43T41.44T41.45T41.46
Anesthetic NEC [See Also: Anesthesia]
  »with muscle relaxant
    »local
T41.41T41.42T41.43T41.44T41.45T41.46
Anesthetic NEC [See Also: Anesthesia]
  »gaseous NEC
T41.41T41.42T41.43T41.44T41.45T41.46
Anesthetic NEC [See Also: Anesthesia]
  »general NEC
T41.41T41.42T41.43T41.44T41.45T41.46
Anesthetic NEC [See Also: Anesthesia]
  »halogenated hydrocarbon derivatives NEC
T41.41T41.42T41.43T41.44T41.45T41.46
Anesthetic NEC [See Also: Anesthesia]
  »infiltration NEC
T41.41T41.42T41.43T41.44T41.45T41.46
Anesthetic NEC [See Also: Anesthesia]
  »intravenous NEC
T41.41T41.42T41.43T41.44T41.45T41.46
Anesthetic NEC [See Also: Anesthesia]
  »local NEC
T41.41T41.42T41.43T41.44T41.45T41.46
Anesthetic NEC [See Also: Anesthesia]
  »rectal
T41.41T41.42T41.43T41.44T41.45T41.46
Anesthetic NEC [See Also: Anesthesia]
  »rectal
    »general
T41.41T41.42T41.43T41.44T41.45T41.46
Anesthetic NEC [See Also: Anesthesia]
  »rectal
    »local
T41.41T41.42T41.43T41.44T41.45T41.46
Anesthetic NEC [See Also: Anesthesia]
  »regional NEC
T41.41T41.42T41.43T41.44T41.45T41.46
Anesthetic NEC [See Also: Anesthesia]
  »spinal NEC
T41.41T41.42T41.43T41.44T41.45T41.46
Anesthetic NEC [See Also: Anesthesia]
  »thiobarbiturate
T41.41T41.42T41.43T41.44T41.45T41.46
Anesthetic NEC [See Also: Anesthesia]
  »topical
T41.41T41.42T41.43T41.44T41.45T41.46

Information for Patients


Anesthesia

If you are having surgery, your doctor will give you medicine called an anesthetic. Anesthetics reduce or prevent pain. There are three main types:

You may also get a mild sedative to relax you. You stay awake but may not remember the procedure afterwards. Sedation can be used with or without anesthesia.

The type of anesthesia or sedation you get depends on many factors. They include the procedure you are having and your current health.


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Poisoning

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

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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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)