ICD-10-CM Code Z72.81

Antisocial behavior

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

Z72.81 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of antisocial behavior. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:Z72.81
Short Description:Antisocial behavior
Long Description:Antisocial behavior

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

  • Z72.810 - Child and adolescent antisocial behavior
  • Z72.811 - Adult antisocial behavior

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 Z72.81:

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.
  • conduct disorders F91

Code Classification

  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons encountering health services in other circumstances (Z69-Z76)
      • Problems related to lifestyle (Z72)

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