Hypothermia T68

  • T68 should not be used for reimbursement purposes. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM T68 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T68 - other international versions of ICD-10 T68 may differ.
Applicable To:
  • Accidental hypothermia
  • Hypothermia NOS
Use Additional:
  • code to identify source of exposure:
  • Exposure to excessive cold of man-made origin (W93)
  • Exposure to excessive cold of natural origin (X31)
Type 1 Excludes:
  • hypothermia following anesthesia (T88.51)
  • hypothermia not associated with low environmental temperature (R68.0)
  • hypothermia of newborn (P80.-)
Type 2 Excludes:

Codes: = Billable

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.