2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F10.9

Alcohol use, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • F10.9 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM F10.9 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F10.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 F10.9 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as F10.9. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • alcohol abuse (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F10.1

    Alcohol abuse

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • alcohol dependence (F10.2-)
    • alcohol use, unspecified (F10.9-)
    F10.1-
    )
  • alcohol dependence (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F10.2

    Alcohol dependence

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • toxic effect of alcohol (T51.0-)
    F10.2-
    )
The following code(s) above F10.9 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 F10.9:
  • F01-F99
    2021 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 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Use Additional
    • code for blood alcohol level, if applicable (Y90.-)
    Alcohol related disorders
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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to F10.9:
  • Type 1 Excludes: F10.1
    , F10.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F10.1

    Alcohol abuse

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • alcohol dependence (F10.2-)
    • alcohol use, unspecified (F10.9-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F10.2

    Alcohol dependence

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • toxic effect of alcohol (T51.0-)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To F10.9
F10.251 …… with hallucinations
F10.259 …… unspecified
F10.26 …… with alcohol-induced persisting amnestic disorder
F10.27 …… with alcohol-induced persisting dementia
F10.28 Alcohol dependence with other alcohol-induced disorders
F10.280 Alcohol dependence with alcohol-induced anxiety disorder
F10.281 Alcohol dependence with alcohol-induced sexual dysfunction
F10.282 Alcohol dependence with alcohol-induced sleep disorder
F10.288 Alcohol dependence with other alcohol-induced disorder
F10.29 …… with unspecified alcohol-induced disorder
F10.9 Alcohol use, unspecified
F10.92 Alcohol use, unspecified with intoxication
F10.920 …… uncomplicated
F10.921 …… delirium
F10.929 …… unspecified
F10.93 Alcohol use, unspecified with withdrawal
F10.930 …… uncomplicated
F10.931 …… delirium
F10.932 …… with perceptual disturbance
F10.939 …… unspecified
F10.94 …… with alcohol-induced mood disorder

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