2021 ICD-10-CM Code F16.2

Hallucinogen dependence

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

F16.2 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of hallucinogen dependence. 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:F16.2
Short Description:Hallucinogen dependence
Long Description:Hallucinogen dependence

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Hallucinogen dependence

Non-specific codes like F16.2 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 hallucinogen dependence:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F16.20 for Hallucinogen dependence, uncomplicated
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F16.21 for Hallucinogen dependence, in remission
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - F16.22 for Hallucinogen dependence with intoxication
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F16.220 for Hallucinogen dependence with intoxication, uncomplicated
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F16.221 for Hallucinogen dependence with intoxication with delirium
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F16.229 for Hallucinogen dependence with intoxication, unspecified
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F16.24 for Hallucinogen dependence with hallucinogen-induced mood disorder
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - F16.25 for Hallucinogen dependence with hallucinogen-induced psychotic disorder
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F16.250 for Hallucinogen dependence with hallucinogen-induced psychotic disorder with delusions
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F16.251 for Hallucinogen dependence with hallucinogen-induced psychotic disorder with hallucinations
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F16.259 for Hallucinogen dependence with hallucinogen-induced psychotic disorder, unspecified
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - F16.28 for Hallucinogen dependence with other hallucinogen-induced disorder
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F16.280 for Hallucinogen dependence with hallucinogen-induced anxiety disorder
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F16.283 for Hallucinogen dependence with hallucinogen persisting perception disorder (flashbacks)
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F16.288 for Hallucinogen dependence with other hallucinogen-induced disorder
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use F16.29 for Hallucinogen dependence with unspecified hallucinogen-induced disorder

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

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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.

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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)