Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 969.8
Poisoning by other specified psychotropic agents
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Poison-psychotropic NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 969.8 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 969.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 969.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T43.8X1A Poisoning by other psychotropic drugs, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T43.8X2A Poisoning by other psychotropic drugs, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T43.8X3A Poisoning by other psychotropic drugs, assault, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T43.8X4A Poisoning by other psychotropic drugs, undetermined, initial encounter
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