Not Valid for Submission
F10.93 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of alcohol use, unspecified with withdrawal. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 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.
Unspecified diagnosis codes like F10.93 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.
Specific Coding for Alcohol use, unspecified with withdrawal
Non-specific codes like F10.93 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 use, unspecified with withdrawal: