Long term (current) drug therapy Z79

The ICD10 code for the diagnosis "Long term (current) drug therapy" is "Z79". Z79 is NOT a 'valid' or 'billable' ICD10 code. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.

  • Z79 should not be used for reimbursement purposes. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM Z79 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Z79 - other international versions of ICD-10 Z79 may differ.
Code Also:
  • any therapeutic drug level monitoring (Z51.81)
Type 2 Excludes:
  • drug abuse and dependence (F11-F19)
  • drug use complicating pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium (O99.32-)
  • long term (current) use of oral antidiabetic drugs (Z79.84)
  • long term (current) use of oral hypoglycemic drugs (Z79.84)
Includes:
  • long term (current) drug use for prophylactic purposes

Codes: = Billable

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