ICD-10-CM Code Z79.891
Long term (current) use of opiate analgesic
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
POA Exempt CodeThe Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requires medical coders to indicate whether or not a condition was present at the time of admission, in order to properly assign MS-DRG codes. This "Present On Admission" (POA) indicator is recorded on CMS form 4010A.
Z79.891 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of long term (current) use of opiate analgesic. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
POA Indicators on CMS form 4010A are as follows:
|Indicator||Meaning||CMS Will Pay CC/MCC DRG Costs|
|Y||Diagnosis was present at time of inpatient admission||Yes|
|N||Diagnosis was not present at time of inpatient admission||No|
|U||Documentation insufficient to determine if the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.||No|
|W||Clinically undetermined. Provider unable to clinically determine whether the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.||Yes|
|1||Exempt from POA reporting||No|
Coding Notes for Z79.891 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Long term (current) use of methadone for pain management
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Methodone use NOS - instead, use code F11.2-
- Use of methodone for treatment of heroin addiction - instead, use code F11.2-
- DRG Group #949-950 - Aftercare with CC or MCC.
- DRG Group #949-950 - Aftercare without CC or MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Z79.891 - Long term (current) use of opiate analgesic'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code Z79.891 and a single ICD9 code, V58.69 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.
Parent Code: Z79.89 - Other long term (current) drug therapy