2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T51.91

Toxic effect of unspecified alcohol, accidental (unintentional)

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • T51.91 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Toxic effect of unsp alcohol, accidental (unintentional)
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM T51.91 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T51.91 - other international versions of ICD-10 T51.91 may differ.
The following code(s) above T51.91 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 T51.91:
  • 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T51.91
T51.8X2S …… sequela
T51.8X3 Toxic effect of other alcohols, assault
T51.8X3A …… initial encounter
T51.8X3D …… subsequent encounter
T51.8X3S …… sequela
T51.8X4 Toxic effect of other alcohols, undetermined
T51.8X4A …… initial encounter
T51.8X4D …… subsequent encounter
T51.8X4S …… sequela
T51.9 Toxic effect of unspecified alcohol
T51.91 Toxic effect of unspecified alcohol, accidental (unintentional)
T51.91XA …… initial encounter
T51.91XD …… subsequent encounter
T51.91XS …… sequela
T51.92 Toxic effect of unspecified alcohol, intentional self-harm
T51.92XA …… initial encounter
T51.92XD …… subsequent encounter
T51.92XS …… sequela
T51.93 Toxic effect of unspecified alcohol, assault
T51.93XA …… initial encounter
T51.93XD …… subsequent encounter

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