ICD-10-CM Code F19.1

Other psychoactive substance abuse

Version 2021 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

F19.1 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other psychoactive substance abuse. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:F19.1
Short Description:Other psychoactive substance abuse
Long Description:Other psychoactive substance abuse

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • F19.10 - ... uncomplicated
  • F19.11 - ... in remission
  • F19.12 - Other psychoactive substance abuse with intoxication
  • F19.120 - Other psychoactive substance abuse with intoxication, uncomplicated
  • F19.121 - Other psychoactive substance abuse with intoxication delirium
  • F19.122 - Other psychoactive substance abuse with intoxication with perceptual disturbances
  • F19.129 - Other psychoactive substance abuse with intoxication, unspecified
  • F19.13 - Other psychoactive substance abuse with withdrawal
  • F19.130 - Other psychoactive substance abuse with withdrawal, uncomplicated
  • F19.131 - Other psychoactive substance abuse with withdrawal delirium
  • F19.132 - Other psychoactive substance abuse with withdrawal with perceptual disturbance
  • F19.139 - Other psychoactive substance abuse with withdrawal, unspecified
  • F19.14 - Other psychoactive substance abuse with psychoactive substance-induced mood disorder
  • F19.15 - Other psychoactive substance abuse with psychoactive substance-induced psychotic disorder
  • F19.150 - Other psychoactive substance abuse with psychoactive substance-induced psychotic disorder with delusions
  • F19.151 - Other psychoactive substance abuse with psychoactive substance-induced psychotic disorder with hallucinations
  • F19.159 - Other psychoactive substance abuse with psychoactive substance-induced psychotic disorder, unspecified
  • F19.16 - Other psychoactive substance abuse with psychoactive substance-induced persisting amnestic disorder
  • F19.17 - Other psychoactive substance abuse with psychoactive substance-induced persisting dementia
  • F19.18 - Other psychoactive substance abuse with other psychoactive substance-induced disorders
  • F19.180 - Other psychoactive substance abuse with psychoactive substance-induced anxiety disorder
  • F19.181 - Other psychoactive substance abuse with psychoactive substance-induced sexual dysfunction
  • F19.182 - Other psychoactive substance abuse with psychoactive substance-induced sleep disorder
  • F19.188 - Other psychoactive substance abuse with other psychoactive substance-induced disorder
  • F19.19 - Other psychoactive substance abuse with unspecified psychoactive substance-induced disorder

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 F19.1:

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.
  • other psychoactive substance dependence F19.2
  • other psychoactive substance use, unspecified F19.9

Code Classification

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

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
  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021

Information for Patients


Drug Abuse

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

  • 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

  • Drug abuse (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Drug dependence (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Toxicology screen (Medical Encyclopedia)

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