ICD-10-CM Code F55
Abuse of non-psychoactive substances
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code F55 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the six child codes of F55 that describes the diagnosis 'abuse of non-psychoactive substances' in more detail.
- F55 Abuse of non-psychoactive substances NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for F55 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 ExcludesType-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
- Abuse of psychoactive substances - instead, use Section F10-F19
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'F55 - Abuse of non-psychoactive substances'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code F55. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.