Valid for Submission
F15.21 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other stimulant dependence, in remission. The code F15.21 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code F15.21 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like amphetamine or psychostimulant dependence in remission, history of methamphetamine abuse or therapeutic drug dependence.
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 F15.21:
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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, in early remission
- Amphetamine type substance use disorder, moderate, in sustained remission
- Amphetamine type substance use disorder, severe, in early remission
- Amphetamine type substance use disorder, severe, in sustained remission
- Other or unspecified stimulant use disorder, moderate, in early remission
- Other or unspecified stimulant use disorder, moderate, in sustained remission
- Other or unspecified stimulant use disorder, severe, in early remission
- Other or unspecified stimulant use disorder, severe, in sustained remission
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 F15.21 are found in the index:
- - Dependence (on) (syndrome) - F19.20
- - Disorder (of) - See Also: Disease;
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Amphetamine or psychostimulant dependence in remission
- History of methamphetamine abuse
- Therapeutic drug dependence
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
Convert F15.21 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code F15.21 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.
Information for Patients
Also called: Substance abuse
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
- Anabolic steroids
- Club drugs
- 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
- Drug abuse (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Drug dependence (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Toxicology screen (Medical Encyclopedia)
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