Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 987.1
Toxic effect of other hydrocarbon gas
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Tox ef hydrocarb gas NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 987.1 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 987.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Accidental poisoning by acetylene
  • Accidental poisoning by gas distributed by pipeline
  • Accidental poisoning by piped natural gas
  • Accidental poisoning by water gas
  • Injury undetermined whether accidentally or purposely inflicted, poisoning by gas distributed by pipeline
  • Injury undetermined whether accidentally or purposely inflicted, poisoning by gases in domestic use
  • Methane/propane poisoning
  • Suicide - domestic gas
  • Suicide and selfinflicted poisoning by gas distributed by pipeline
  • Suicide and selfinflicted poisoning by gases in domestic use
  • Toxic effect of hydrocarbon gas
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 987.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T59.2X1A Toxic effect of formaldehyde, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T59.2X2A Toxic effect of formaldehyde, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T59.2X3A Toxic effect of formaldehyde, assault, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T59.2X4A Toxic effect of formaldehyde, undetermined, initial encounter
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