T64 - Toxic effect of aflatoxin and other mycotoxin food contaminants

Version 2023
ICD-10:T64
Short Description:Toxic effect of aflatoxin and oth mycotoxin food contamnt
Long Description:Toxic effect of aflatoxin and other mycotoxin food contaminants
Status: Not Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
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 aflatoxin and oth mycotoxin food contamnt (T64)

T64 is a non-specific and non-billable ICD-10 code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of toxic effect of aflatoxin and other mycotoxin food contaminants. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Coding Guidelines

The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from block Toxic effect of aflatoxin and oth mycotoxin food contamnt (T64). Use the following options for the aplicable episode of care:

Specific Coding for Toxic effect of aflatoxin and oth mycotoxin food contamnt

Non-specific codes like T64 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for toxic effect of aflatoxin and oth mycotoxin food contamnt:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T64.0 for Toxic effect of aflatoxin
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T64.01 for Toxic effect of aflatoxin, accidental (unintentional)
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T64.02 for Toxic effect of aflatoxin, intentional self-harm
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T64.03 for Toxic effect of aflatoxin, assault
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T64.04 for Toxic effect of aflatoxin, undetermined
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T64.8 for Toxic effect of other mycotoxin food contaminants
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T64.81 for Toxic effect of other mycotoxin food contaminants, accidental (unintentional)
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T64.82 for Toxic effect of other mycotoxin food contaminants, intentional self-harm
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T64.83 for Toxic effect of other mycotoxin food contaminants, assault
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T64.84 for Toxic effect of other mycotoxin food contaminants, undetermined

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to this diagnosis code:


7th Character Note

7th Character Note
Certain ICD-10-CM categories have applicable 7th characters. The applicable 7th character is required for all codes within the category, or as the notes in the Tabular List instruct. The 7th character must always be the 7th character in the data field. If a code that requires a 7th character is not 6 characters, a placeholder X must be used to fill in the empty characters.

7th Character

7th Character
Indicates that a seventh character is to be assigned to codes in a subcategory.

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