Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 969.72
Poisoning by amphetamines
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 969.72 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 969.72 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: 969.72 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T43.621A Poisoning by amphetamines, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T43.622A Poisoning by amphetamines, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T43.623A Poisoning by amphetamines, assault, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T43.624A Poisoning by amphetamines, undetermined, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Amphetamine intoxication
  • Amphetamine overdose
  • Methamphetamine overdose
  • Overdose of methamphetamine
  • Poisoning by amphetamine
  • Poisoning by methamphetamine
  • Toxic effect of methamphetamine
Applies To
  • Methamphetamines
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