ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z03.6

Encntr for obs for susp toxic eff from ingest sub ruled out

Diagnosis Code Z03.6

ICD-10: Z03.6
Short Description: Encntr for obs for susp toxic eff from ingest sub ruled out
Long Description: Encounter for observation for suspected toxic effect from ingested substance ruled out
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z03.6

Valid for Submission
The code Z03.6 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons encountering health services for examinations (Z00-Z13)
      • Encntr for medical obs for susp diseases and cond ruled out (Z03)

Information for Medical Professionals

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The code Z03.6 is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Accidental ingestion of potentially harmful entity

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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