Long term (current) drug therapy Z79- >

Code Also
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  • any therapeutic drug level monitoring (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z51.81

    Encounter for therapeutic drug level monitoring

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Code Also
    • any long-term (current) drug therapy (Z79.-)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • encounter for blood-drug test for administrative or medicolegal reasons (Z02.83)
    Z51.81
    )
Type 2 Excludes
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A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (Z79) and the excluded code together.
  • drug abuse and dependence (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F11

    Opioid related disorders

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    F11
    -
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F19

    Other psychoactive substance related disorders

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • polysubstance drug use (indiscriminate drug use)
    F19
    )
  • drug use complicating pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O99.32

    Drug use complicating pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Use Additional
    • code(s) from F11-F16 and F18-F19 to identify manifestations of the drug use
    O99.32-
    )
  • long term (current) use of oral antidiabetic drugs (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z79.84

    Long term (current) use of oral hypoglycemic drugs

      2017 - New Code 2018 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Long term (current) use of oral antidiabetic drugs
    Type 2 Excludes
    • long term (current) use of insulin (Z79.4)
    Z79.84
    )
  • long term (current) use of oral hypoglycemic drugs (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z79.84

    Long term (current) use of oral hypoglycemic drugs

      2017 - New Code 2018 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Long term (current) use of oral antidiabetic drugs
    Type 2 Excludes
    • long term (current) use of insulin (Z79.4)
    Z79.84
    )
Includes
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"Includes" further defines, or give examples of, the content of the code or category.
  • long term (current) drug use for prophylactic purposes
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