ICD-10-CM Code F19.10

Other psychoactive substance abuse, uncomplicated

Version 2021 Replaced Code Billable Code

Valid for Submission

F19.10 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other psychoactive substance abuse, uncomplicated. The code is valid for the fiscal year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code F19.10 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like abuse of antidepressant drug, chronic drug abuse, cleans drug injection equipment, cleans own needles, continuous phencyclidine abuse, drug abuse, etc

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

Replaced Code

This code was replaced in the 2021 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2020. This code was replaced for the FY 2021 (October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021).

  • F19.11 - Other psychoactive substance abuse, in remission
  • F19.11 - Other psychoactive substance abuse, in remission

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 F19.10:

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.
  • Other (or unknown) substance use disorder, mild

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 F19.10 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:

  • Abuse of antidepressant drug
  • Chronic drug abuse
  • Cleans drug injection equipment
  • Cleans own needles
  • Continuous phencyclidine abuse
  • Drug abuse
  • Drug abuse in remission
  • Drug abuse in remission
  • Drug abuse, continuous
  • Drug addict
  • Drug habit takes priority over family obligations
  • Drug habit takes priority over financial obligations
  • Drug habit takes priority over social obligations
  • Episodic drug abuse
  • Frequency of substance misuse
  • Frontloading
  • Groin injector
  • Habitual drug user
  • Injecting drug user
  • Intravenous drug user
  • Long-term drug misuser
  • Misuse of prescription only drugs
  • Misuses drugs
  • Misuses drugs orally
  • Misuses drugs rectally
  • Misuses drugs sublingually
  • Misuses drugs vaginally
  • Non dependent drug abuse
  • Nondependent antidepressant type drug abuse in remission
  • Nondependent antidepressant type drug abuse, continuous
  • Nondependent antidepressant type drug abuse, episodic
  • Nondependent mixed drug abuse
  • Nondependent mixed drug abuse in remission
  • Nondependent mixed drug abuse, continuous
  • Nondependent mixed drug abuse, episodic
  • Notified addict
  • Obtains clean needles
  • Obtains clean syringes
  • Occasional drug abuser
  • PCP abuse
  • Persistent substance misuse
  • Poly-drug misuser
  • Polysubstance abuse
  • Poppers' nodules due to intravenous drug abuse
  • Psychoactive substance abuse
  • Recreational drug user
  • Reduced drugs misuse
  • Shares drug equipment
  • Shares drug equipment
  • Shares drug equipment
  • Shares drug injecting equipment
  • Shares drug injecting equipment
  • Shares drug injecting equipment
  • Shares needles
  • Shares syringes
  • Skin lesion due to intravenous drug abuse
  • Skin lesion in drug addict
  • Solvent misuse
  • Substance abuse
  • Substance misuse behavior
  • Substance misuse behavior
  • Substance misuse decreased
  • Substance misuse increased
  • Undue priority given to drug-related activities
  • Undue priority given to drug-related activities
  • Undue priority given to drug-related activities
  • Uses needle and syringe exchange scheme
  • Uses needle exchange scheme

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code F19.10 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V38.0 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 09/30/2021.

  • 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 F19.10 to ICD-9

  • 305.80 - Antidepress abuse-unspec (Approximate Flag)
  • 305.81 - Antidepress abuse-contin (Approximate Flag)
  • 305.82 - Antidepress abuse-episod (Approximate Flag)
  • 305.90 - Drug abuse NEC-unspec (Approximate Flag)
  • 305.91 - Drug abuse NEC-contin (Approximate Flag)
  • 305.92 - Drug abuse NEC-episodic (Approximate Flag)

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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