Valid for Submission
T64.84XS is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of toxic effect of other mycotoxin food contaminants, undetermined, sequela. The code T64.84XS is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.
T64.84XS is a sequela code, includes a 7th character and should be used for complications that arise as a direct result of a condition like toxic effect of other mycotoxin food contaminants 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 appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from block Toxic effect of aflatoxin and oth mycotoxin food contamnt (T64). Use the following options for the aplicable episode of care:
- A - initial encounter
- D - subsequent encounter
- S - sequela
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
Present on Admission (POA)
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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