ICD-10 Code T51.94XA

Toxic effect of unspecified alcohol, undetermined, initial encounter

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

T51.94XA is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of toxic effect of unspecified alcohol, undetermined, initial encounter. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10 code T51.94XA might also be used to specify conditions or terms like alcohol-induced flushing.

ICD-10:T51.94XA
Short Description:Toxic effect of unsp alcohol, undetermined, init encntr
Long Description:Toxic effect of unspecified alcohol, undetermined, initial encounter

Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Alcohol-induced flushing

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code T51.94XA is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2020.

  • 917 - POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECTS OF DRUGS WITH MCC
  • 918 - POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECTS OF DRUGS WITHOUT MCC

Convert T51.94XA to ICD-9

  • 980.9 - Toxic effect alcohol NOS (Combination Flag)
  • E980.9 - Undeter pois-sol/liq NEC (Combination Flag)

Code Classification

  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Toxic effects of substances chiefly nonmedicinal as to source (T51-T65)
      • Toxic effect of alcohol (T51)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020