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ICD-10-CM Code T51.1X1
Toxic effect of methanol, accidental (unintentional)

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-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.
7th Character Required
7th Character Required
Code requires 7th Character Extension identifier. This 7th Character usually captures Episode of Care information, such as "Initial Encounter," "Subsquent Encounter," or "Sequela."
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code T51.1X1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use specify a 7th character that describes the diagnosis 'toxic effect of methanol, accidental (unintentional)' in more detail. The 7th characters that can be added, and the resulting billable codes, are as follows:


7th Digit Billable Code 7th Digit Specifies
A T51.1X1A initial encounter
D T51.1X1D subsequent encounter
S T51.1X1S sequela

What is 7th Character Extension?

For codes less than 6 characters that require a 7th character a placeholder 'X' should be assigned for all characters less than 6. The 7th character must always be the 7th position of a code. E.g. The ICD-10-CM code T67.4 (Heat exhaustion due to salt depletion) requires an Episode of Care identifier. T67.4XXA Initial Encounter or T67.4XXD Subsequent Encounter. More Info

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).

Specialty: Toxicology
MeSH Code: D000435
ICD 9 Code: 305.0980

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Coding Notes for T51.1X1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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 methanol NOS

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Episode of care information needed

ICD-10-CM Drugs Index References for 'T51.1X1 - Toxic effect of methanol, accidental (unintentional)'

The ICD-10-CM Drugs Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code T51.1X1. Click on any term below to browse the drugs index.


Parent Code: T51.1 - Toxic effect of methanol

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