2022 ICD-10-CM Code F13.22

Sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic dependence with intoxication

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:F13.22
Short Description:Sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic dependence w intoxication
Long Description:Sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic dependence with intoxication

Code Classification

  • Mental and behavioural disorders (F00–F99)
    • Mental and behavioral disorders due to psychoactive substance use (F10-F19)
      • Sedative, hypnotic, or anxiolytic related disorders (F13)

F13.22 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic dependence with intoxication. 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.

Specific Coding for Sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic dependence w intoxication

Non-specific codes like F13.22 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 sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic dependence w intoxication:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F13.220 for Sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic dependence with intoxication, uncomplicated
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F13.221 for Sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic dependence with intoxication delirium
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F13.229 for Sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic dependence with intoxication, unspecified

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 F13.22:


Type 1 Excludes

Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.

Information for Patients


Prescription Drug Misuse

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Misusing some prescription drugs can lead to addiction. These include opioids, sedatives, tranquilizers, and stimulants.

Every medicine has some risk of side effects. Doctors take this into account when prescribing medicines. People who misuse these drugs may not understand the risks. The medicines may not be safe for them, especially at higher doses or when taken with other medicines.

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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)