2021 ICD-10-CM Code T65.82

Toxic effect of harmful algae and algae toxins

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

T65.82 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of toxic effect of harmful algae and algae toxins. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2021 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.

ICD-10:T65.82
Short Description:Toxic effect of harmful algae and algae toxins
Long Description:Toxic effect of harmful algae and algae toxins

Code Classification

Coding Guidelines

The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from block Toxic effect of other and unspecified substances (T65). Use the following options for the aplicable episode of care:

Specific Coding for Toxic effect of harmful algae and algae toxins

Non-specific codes like T65.82 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 harmful algae and algae toxins:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T65.821 for Toxic effect of harmful algae and algae toxins, accidental (unintentional)
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T65.821A for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T65.821D for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T65.821S for sequela
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T65.822 for Toxic effect of harmful algae and algae toxins, intentional self-harm
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T65.822A for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T65.822D for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T65.822S for sequela
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T65.823 for Toxic effect of harmful algae and algae toxins, assault
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T65.823A for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T65.823D for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T65.823S for sequela
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T65.824 for Toxic effect of harmful algae and algae toxins, undetermined
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T65.824A for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T65.824D for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use T65.824S for sequela

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 the code T65.82:


Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
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Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code T65.82 are found in the index:

Code History

  • 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)