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    Poisoning Codes - need clairification please

    Maryland Value Options Medicaid (Behavioral Health) will cover poisoning codes in categories T36-T50; however, not all codes. Is it correct to assume that those codes in T36-T50 ending with 5 or 6 (adverse effect and underdosing) are not poisoning codes? We need to flag the poisoning T36-T50...
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    Poisoning codes T36-T50

    Can someone please confirm if poisoning codes can be used as the first diagnosis? The section instructions state to use the code first and then additional codes for any manifestations. Some insurance companies are denying claims if a poisoning code is used first.
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