2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F10.20

Alcohol dependence, uncomplicated

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • F10.20 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM F10.20 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F10.20 - other international versions of ICD-10 F10.20 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Alcohol use disorder, moderate
  • Alcohol use disorder, severe
The following code(s) above F10.20 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to F10.20:
  • F01-F99
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range F01-F99

    Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental disorders

    Includes
    • disorders of psychological development
    Type 2 Excludes
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R99)
    Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • F10
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F10

    Alcohol related disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Use Additional
    • code for blood alcohol level, if applicable (Y90.-)
    Alcohol related disorders
  • F10.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F10.2

    Alcohol dependence

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • toxic effect of alcohol (T51.0-)
    Alcohol dependence
Approximate Synonyms
  • Alcohol dependence
  • Alcohol dependence (moderate use disorder)
  • Alcohol dependence (severe use disorder)
  • Alcohol dependence in childbirth
  • Alcohol dependence in pregnancy
  • Alcohol dependence, moderate use
  • Alcohol dependence, severe use
  • Alcohol myopathy
  • Alcoholic myopathy
  • Alcoholism, chronic, continuous
  • Alcoholism, chronic, episodic
  • Cerebral degeneration due to alcoholism
  • Continuous chronic alcoholism
  • Episodic chronic alcoholism
  • Postpartum alcohol dependence
  • Thrombocytopenia due to alcoholism
ICD-10-CM F10.20 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 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 F10.20 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to F10.20:
  • Addiction F19.20
    - see also Dependence
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F19.20

    Other psychoactive substance dependence, uncomplicated

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Other (or unknown) substance use disorder, moderate
    • Other (or unknown) substance use disorder, severe
  • Alcohol, alcoholic, alcohol-induced
  • Alcoholism (chronic) (without remission) F10.20
  • Dependence (on) (syndrome) F19.20
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F19.20

    Other psychoactive substance dependence, uncomplicated

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Other (or unknown) substance use disorder, moderate
    • Other (or unknown) substance use disorder, severe
  • Dipsomania F10.20
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
  • Drinking (alcohol)
    • excessive, to excess NEC (without dependence) F10.10
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F10.10

      Alcohol abuse, uncomplicated

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Alcohol use disorder, mild
      • habitual (continual) (without remission) F10.20
  • Drunkenness (without dependence) F10.129
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F10.129

    Alcohol abuse with intoxication, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • chronic (without remission) F10.20
  • Excess, excessive, excessively
    • drinking (alcohol) NEC (without dependence) F10.10
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F10.10

      Alcohol abuse, uncomplicated

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Alcohol use disorder, mild
      • habitual F10.20 (continual) (without remission)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To F10.20
F10.150 …… with delusions
F10.151 …… with hallucinations
F10.159 …… unspecified
F10.18 Alcohol abuse with other alcohol-induced disorders
F10.180 Alcohol abuse with alcohol-induced anxiety disorder
F10.181 Alcohol abuse with alcohol-induced sexual dysfunction
F10.182 Alcohol abuse with alcohol-induced sleep disorder
F10.188 Alcohol abuse with other alcohol-induced disorder
F10.19 …… with unspecified alcohol-induced disorder
F10.2 Alcohol dependence
F10.20 …… uncomplicated
F10.21 …… in remission
F10.22 Alcohol dependence with intoxication
F10.220 …… uncomplicated
F10.221 …… delirium
F10.229 …… unspecified
F10.23 Alcohol dependence with withdrawal
F10.230 …… uncomplicated
F10.231 …… delirium
F10.232 …… with perceptual disturbance
F10.239 …… unspecified

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.