Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 962.8
Poisoning by antithyroid agents
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 962.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 962.8 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 962.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T38.2X1A Poisoning by antithyroid drugs, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T38.2X2A Poisoning by antithyroid drugs, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T38.2X3A Poisoning by antithyroid drugs, assault, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T38.2X4A Poisoning by antithyroid drugs, undetermined, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Antithyroid agent overdose
  • Antithyroidal drug overdose
  • Poisoning by antithyroid agent
  • Poisoning by antithyroidal drug
Applies To
  • Iodides
  • Thiouracil
  • Thiourea
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