T64.84XA - Toxic effect of other mycotoxin food contaminants, undetermined, initial encounter

Version 2023
ICD-10:T64.84XA
Short Description:Toxic effect of mycotoxin food contamnt, undetermined, init
Long Description:Toxic effect of other mycotoxin food contaminants, undetermined, initial encounter
Status: 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)

T64.84XA is a billable ICD-10 code used to specify a medical diagnosis of toxic effect of other mycotoxin food contaminants, undetermined, initial encounter. The code is valid during the fiscal year 2023 from October 01, 2022 through September 30, 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

T64.84XA is an initial encounter code, includes a 7th character and should be used while the patient is receiving active treatment for a condition like toxic effect of other mycotoxin food contaminants undetermined. According to ICD-10-CM Guidelines an "initial encounter" doesn't necessarily means "initial visit". The 7th character should be used when the patient is undergoing active treatment regardless if new or different providers saw the patient over the course of a treatment. The appropriate 7th character codes should also be used even if the patient delayed seeking treatment for a condition.

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:

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Table of Drugs and Chemicals

The parent code T64.84 of the current diagnosis code is referenced in the Table of Drugs and Chemicals, this table contains a classification of drugs, industrial solvents, corrosive gases, noxious plants, pesticides, and other toxic agents.

According to ICD-10 coding guidelines it is advised to do not code directly from the Table of Drugs and Chemicals, instead always refer back to the Tabular List when doing the initial coding. Each substance in the table is assigned a code according to the poisoning classification and external causes of adverse effects. It is important to use as many codes as necessary to specify all reported drugs, medicinal or chemical substances. If the same diagnosis code describes the causative agent for more than one adverse reaction, poisoning, toxic effect or underdosing, utilize the code only once.

Substance Poisoning
Accidental
(unintentional)
Poisoning
Accidental
self-harm
Poisoning
Assault
Poisoning
Undetermined
Adverse
effect
Underdosing
Ergot NECT64.81T64.82T64.83T64.84
Ergot NEC
  »derivative
T64.81T64.82T64.83T64.84
Ergot NEC
  »medicinal (alkaloids)
T64.81T64.82T64.83T64.84
Ergot NEC
  »prepared
T64.81T64.82T64.83T64.84
MycotoxinsT64.81T64.82T64.83T64.84
Mycotoxins
  »aflatoxin
T64.81T64.82T64.83T64.84
Mycotoxins
  »specified NEC
T64.81T64.82T64.83T64.84

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Molds are fungi that can be found both outdoors and indoors. They grow best in warm, damp and humid conditions. If you have damp or wet spots in your house, you will probably get mold.

Molds can cause health problems. Inhaling or touching mold or mold spores may cause allergic reactions or asthma attacks in sensitive people. Molds can cause fungal infections. In addition, mold exposure may irritate your eyes, skin, nose, throat, and lungs.

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Code History

  • FY 2023 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2022 through 9/30/2023
  • FY 2022 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2021 through 9/30/2022
  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)