2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T51.0

Toxic effect of ethanol

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • T51.0 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM T51.0 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T51.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 T51.0 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Toxic effect of ethyl alcohol
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (T51.0) and the excluded code together.
  • acute alcohol intoxication or 'hangover' effects (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F10.129

    Alcohol abuse with intoxication, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    F10.129
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F10.229

    Alcohol dependence with intoxication, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    F10.229
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F10.929

    Alcohol use, unspecified with intoxication, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    F10.929
    )
  • drunkenness (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F10.129

    Alcohol abuse with intoxication, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    F10.129
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F10.229

    Alcohol dependence with intoxication, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    F10.229
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F10.929

    Alcohol use, unspecified with intoxication, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    F10.929
    )
  • pathological alcohol intoxication (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F10.129

    Alcohol abuse with intoxication, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    F10.129
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F10.229

    Alcohol dependence with intoxication, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    F10.229
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F10.929

    Alcohol use, unspecified with intoxication, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    F10.929
    )
The following code(s) above T51.0 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to T51.0:
  • S00-T88
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    Note
    • Use secondary code(s) from Chapter 20, External causes of morbidity, to indicate cause of injury. Codes within the T section that include the external cause do not require an additional external cause code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any retained foreign body, if applicable (Z18.-)
    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
  • T51-T65
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range T51-T65

    Toxic effects of substances chiefly nonmedicinal as to source

    Note
    • When no intent is indicated code to accidental. Undetermined intent is only for use when there is specific documentation in the record that the intent of the toxic effect cannot be determined.
    Type 1 Excludes
    • contact with and (suspected) exposure to toxic substances (Z77.-)
    Use Additional
    • code(s):
    • for all associated manifestations of toxic effect, such as: respiratory conditions due to external agents (J60-J70)
    • personal history of foreign body fully removed (Z87.821)
    • to identify any retained foreign body, if applicable (Z18.-)
    Toxic effects of substances chiefly nonmedicinal as to source
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to T51.0:
  • Type 2 Excludes: F10.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F10.2

    Alcohol dependence

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • toxic effect of alcohol (T51.0-)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T51.0
T50.994S …… sequela
T50.995 Adverse effect of other drugs, medicaments and biological substances
T50.995A …… initial encounter
T50.995D …… subsequent encounter
T50.995S …… sequela
T50.996 Underdosing of other drugs, medicaments and biological substances
T50.996A …… initial encounter
T50.996D …… subsequent encounter
T50.996S …… sequela
T51 Toxic effect of alcohol
T51.0 Toxic effect of ethanol
T51.0X Toxic effect of ethanol
T51.0X1 Toxic effect of ethanol, accidental (unintentional)
T51.0X1A …… initial encounter
T51.0X1D …… subsequent encounter
T51.0X1S …… sequela
T51.0X2 Toxic effect of ethanol, intentional self-harm
T51.0X2A …… initial encounter
T51.0X2D …… subsequent encounter
T51.0X2S …… sequela
T51.0X3 Toxic effect of ethanol, assault

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