2021 ICD-10-CM Code F13.28

Sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic dependence with other sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic-induced disorders

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

F13.28 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 other sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic-induced disorders. 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:F13.28
Short Description:Sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic dependence w oth disorders
Long Description:Sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic dependence with other sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic-induced disorders

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic dependence w oth disorders

Non-specific codes like F13.28 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 oth disorders:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F13.280 for Sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic dependence with sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic-induced anxiety disorder
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F13.281 for Sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic dependence with sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic-induced sexual dysfunction
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F13.282 for Sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic dependence with sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic-induced sleep disorder
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F13.288 for Sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic dependence with other sedative, hypnotic or anxiolytic-induced disorder

Information for Patients


Prescription Drug Abuse

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Abusing 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 abuse 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)