ICD-10-CM Code F15.20

Other stimulant dependence, uncomplicated

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

F15.20 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other stimulant dependence, uncomplicated. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code F15.20 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like amphetamine dependence, amphetamine or psychostimulant dependence, continuous, amphetamine or psychostimulant dependence, episodic, caffeine dependence, ecstasy type drug dependence, methamphetamine dependence, etc

ICD-10:F15.20
Short Description:Other stimulant dependence, uncomplicated
Long Description:Other stimulant dependence, uncomplicated

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 guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code F15.20:

Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
  • Amphetamine type substance use disorder, moderate
  • Amphetamine type substance use disorder, severe
  • Other or unspecified stimulant use disorder, moderate
  • Other or unspecified stimulant use disorder, severe

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 F15.20 are found in the index:


Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Amphetamine dependence
  • Amphetamine or psychostimulant dependence, continuous
  • Amphetamine or psychostimulant dependence, episodic
  • Caffeine dependence
  • Ecstasy type drug dependence
  • Methamphetamine dependence
  • Methylenedioxymethamphetamine dependence with current use
  • Psychostimulant dependence
  • Stimulant dependence
  • Synthetic cathinone dependence
  • Therapeutic drug dependence
  • Therapeutic drug dependence
  • Therapeutic drug dependence

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code F15.20 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2020.

  • 894 - ALCOHOL, DRUG ABUSE OR DEPENDENCE, LEFT AMA
  • 895 - ALCOHOL, DRUG ABUSE OR DEPENDENCE WITH REHABILITATION THERAPY
  • 896 - ALCOHOL, DRUG ABUSE OR DEPENDENCE WITHOUT REHABILITATION THERAPY WITH MCC
  • 897 - ALCOHOL, DRUG ABUSE OR DEPENDENCE WITHOUT REHABILITATION THERAPY WITHOUT MCC

Convert F15.20 to ICD-9

  • 304.40 - Amphetamin depend-unspec (Approximate Flag)
  • 304.41 - Amphetamin depend-contin (Approximate Flag)
  • 304.42 - Amphetamin depend-episod (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Mental and behavioural disorders (F00–F99)
    • Mental and behavioral disorders due to psychoactive substance use (F10-F19)
      • Other stimulant related disorders (F15)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020

Information for Patients


Drug Use and Addiction

Drug abuse is a serious public health problem that affects almost every community and family in some way. Each year drug abuse causes millions of serious illnesses or injuries among Americans. Abused drugs include

  • Methamphetamine
  • Anabolic steroids
  • Club drugs
  • Cocaine
  • Heroin
  • Inhalants
  • Marijuana
  • Prescription drugs, including opioids

Drug abuse also plays a role in many major social problems, such as drugged driving, violence, stress, and child abuse. Drug abuse can lead to homelessness, crime, and missed work or problems with keeping a job. It harms unborn babies and destroys families. There are different types of treatment for drug abuse. But the best is to prevent drug abuse in the first place.

NIH: National Institute on Drug Abuse


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