ICD-10-CM Code T51.0
Toxic effect of ethanol
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code T51.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the one child codes of T51.0 that describes the diagnosis 'toxic effect of ethanol' in more detail.
- T51.0 Toxic effect of ethanol NON-BILLABLE
- T51.0X Toxic effect of ethanol NON-BILLABLE
- T51.0X1 Toxic effect of ethanol, accidental (unintentional) NON-BILLABLE
- T51.0X2 Toxic effect of ethanol, intentional self-harm NON-BILLABLE
- T51.0X3 Toxic effect of ethanol, assault NON-BILLABLE
- T51.0X4 Toxic effect of ethanol, undetermined NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code T51 is used to code Alcohol intoxication
Alcohol intoxication (also known as drunkenness or inebriation) is a physiological state (that may also include psychological alterations of consciousness) induced by the ingestion of ethanol (alcohol).
|ICD 9 Code:||305.0980|
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Coding Notes for T51.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Toxic effect of ethyl alcohol
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 ExcludesType-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
- Acute alcohol intoxication or 'hangover' effects (F10.129, F10.229, F10.929) - instead, use code F10.129
- Drunkenness (F10.129, F10.229, F10.929) - instead, use code F10.129
- Pathological alcohol intoxication (F10.129, F10.229, F10.929) - instead, use code F10.129
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Toxic effect of denatured alcohol (disorder)