In Coding
Oct 3rd, 2018
To distinguish among poisoning, adverse effect, or underdosing by drugs, medicinal, and biological substances (T36-T50) when assigning ICD-10-CM diagnostic codes, consider the following definitions: Poisoning indicates improper use of a medication, to include overdose, wrong substance given or taken in error, or wrong route of administration. When reporting poisoning by drugs, biological, and biolo...