F10 - Alcohol related disorders

Version 2023
ICD-10:F10
Short Description:Alcohol related disorders
Long Description:Alcohol related disorders
Status: Not Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Mental and behavioural disorders (F00–F99)
    • Mental and behavioral disorders due to psychoactive substance use (F10-F19)
      • Alcohol related disorders (F10)

F10 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 alcohol related disorders. 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.

Specific Coding for Alcohol related disorders

Non-specific codes like F10 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 alcohol related disorders:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - F10.1 for Alcohol abuse
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F10.10 for Alcohol abuse, uncomplicated
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F10.11 for Alcohol abuse, in remission
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - F10.12 for Alcohol abuse with intoxication
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - F10.13 for Alcohol abuse, with withdrawal
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F10.14 for Alcohol abuse with alcohol-induced mood disorder
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - F10.15 for Alcohol abuse with alcohol-induced psychotic disorder
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - F10.18 for Alcohol abuse with other alcohol-induced disorders
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F10.19 for Alcohol abuse with unspecified alcohol-induced disorder
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - F10.2 for Alcohol dependence
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F10.20 for Alcohol dependence, uncomplicated
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F10.21 for Alcohol dependence, in remission
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - F10.22 for Alcohol dependence with intoxication
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - F10.23 for Alcohol dependence with withdrawal
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F10.24 for Alcohol dependence with alcohol-induced mood disorder
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - F10.25 for Alcohol dependence with alcohol-induced psychotic disorder
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F10.26 for Alcohol dependence with alcohol-induced persisting amnestic disorder
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F10.27 for Alcohol dependence with alcohol-induced persisting dementia
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - F10.28 for Alcohol dependence with other alcohol-induced disorders
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F10.29 for Alcohol dependence with unspecified alcohol-induced disorder
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - F10.9 for Alcohol use, unspecified
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F10.90 for Alcohol use, unspecified, uncomplicated
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F10.91 for Alcohol use, unspecified, in remission
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - F10.92 for Alcohol use, unspecified with intoxication
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - F10.93 for Alcohol use, unspecified with withdrawal
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F10.94 for Alcohol use, unspecified with alcohol-induced mood disorder
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - F10.95 for Alcohol use, unspecified with alcohol-induced psychotic disorder
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F10.96 for Alcohol use, unspecified with alcohol-induced persisting amnestic disorder
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F10.97 for Alcohol use, unspecified with alcohol-induced persisting dementia
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - F10.98 for Alcohol use, unspecified with other alcohol-induced disorders
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F10.99 for Alcohol use, unspecified with unspecified alcohol-induced disorder

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Patient Education


Alcohol

If you are like many Americans, you drink alcohol at least occasionally. For many people, moderate drinking is probably safe. But drinking less is better for your health than drinking more. And there are some people who should not drink at all.

Because drinking too much can be harmful, it's important to know how alcohol affects you and how much is too much.

How does alcohol affect the body?

Alcohol is a central nervous system depressant. This means that it is a drug that slows down brain activity. It can change your mood, behavior, and self-control. It can cause problems with memory and thinking clearly. Alcohol can also affect your coordination and physical control.

Alcohol also has effects on the other organs in your body. For example, it can raise your blood pressure and heart rate. If you drink too much at once, it could make you throw up.

Why are the effects of alcohol different from person to person?

Alcohol's effects vary from person to person, depending on a variety of factors, including:

What is moderate drinking?

Even though moderate drinking may be safe for many people, there are still risks. Moderate drinking can raise the risk of death from certain cancers and heart diseases.

What is a standard drink?

In the United States, a standard drink is one that contains about 14 grams of pure alcohol, which is found in:

Who should not drink alcohol?

Some people should not drink alcohol at all, including those who:

If you have questions about whether it is safe for you to drink, talk with your health care provider.

What is excessive drinking?

Excessive drinking includes binge drinking and heavy alcohol use:

Binge drinking raises your risk of injuries, car crashes, and alcohol poisoning. It also puts you of becoming violent or being the victim of violence.

Heavy alcohol use over a long period of time may cause health problems such as:

Heavy alcohol use can also cause problems at home, at work, and with friends. But treatment can help.

NIH: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism


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