2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T59

Toxic effect of other gases, fumes and vapors

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • T59 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 T59 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T59 - other international versions of ICD-10 T59 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as T59. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • chlorofluorocarbons (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T53.5

    Toxic effects of chlorofluorocarbons

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    T53.5
    )
Includes
Includes Help
"Includes" further defines, or give examples of, the content of the code or category.
  • aerosol propellants
The following code(s) above T59 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 T59:
  • 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 T59:
  • Type 1 Excludes: T71
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T71

    Asphyxiation

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Mechanical suffocation
    • Traumatic suffocation
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute respiratory distress (syndrome) (J80)
    • anoxia due to high altitude (T70.2)
    • asphyxia NOS (R09.01)
    • asphyxia from carbon monoxide (T58.-)
    • asphyxia from inhalation of food or foreign body (T17.-)
    • asphyxia from other gases, fumes and vapors (T59.-)
    • respiratory distress (syndrome) in newborn (P22.-)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T59
T58.92XD …… subsequent encounter
T58.92XS …… sequela
T58.93 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from unspecified source, assault
T58.93XA …… initial encounter
T58.93XD …… subsequent encounter
T58.93XS …… sequela
T58.94 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide from unspecified source, undetermined
T58.94XA …… initial encounter
T58.94XD …… subsequent encounter
T58.94XS …… sequela
T59 Toxic effect of other gases, fumes and vapors
T59.0 Toxic effect of nitrogen oxides
T59.0X Toxic effect of nitrogen oxides
T59.0X1 Toxic effect of nitrogen oxides, accidental (unintentional)
T59.0X1A …… initial encounter
T59.0X1D …… subsequent encounter
T59.0X1S …… sequela
T59.0X2 Toxic effect of nitrogen oxides, intentional self-harm
T59.0X2A …… initial encounter
T59.0X2D …… subsequent encounter
T59.0X2S …… sequela

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