T64.0 - Toxic effect of aflatoxin

Version 2023
ICD-10:T64.0
Short Description:Toxic effect of aflatoxin
Long Description:Toxic effect of aflatoxin
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)

T64.0 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. 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

Non-specific codes like T64.0 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:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T64.01 for Toxic effect of aflatoxin, accidental (unintentional)
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T64.01XA for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T64.01XD for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T64.01XS for sequela
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T64.02 for Toxic effect of aflatoxin, intentional self-harm
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T64.02XA for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T64.02XD for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T64.02XS for sequela
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T64.03 for Toxic effect of aflatoxin, assault
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T64.03XA for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T64.03XD for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T64.03XS for sequela
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T64.04 for Toxic effect of aflatoxin, undetermined
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T64.04XA for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T64.04XD for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T64.04XS for sequela

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