Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 968.2
Poisoning by other gaseous anesthetics
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Poison-gas anesthet NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 968.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 968.2 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2014 version of ICD-9-CM 968.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 968.2: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 968.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T41.0X1A Poisoning by inhaled anesthetics, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T41.0X2A Poisoning by inhaled anesthetics, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T41.0X3A Poisoning by inhaled anesthetics, assault, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T41.0X4A Poisoning by inhaled anesthetics, undetermined, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Inhalational anesthetic overdose
  • Inhaled anesthetic overdose
Applies To
  • Ether
  • Halogenated hydrocarbon derivatives, except halothane
  • Nitrous oxide
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 968.2:
  • Convulsions (idiopathic) 780.39
    • ether
      • anesthetic
        • correct substance properly administered 780.39
        • overdose or wrong substance given 968.2
      • other specified type - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
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