New ICD-10-CM Code for Vaping-Related Disorder

by Feb 26, 2020Coding Tips, Education, ICD-100 comments

In response to the recent occurrences of vaping related disorders and in consultation with the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, the WHO Family of International Classifications (WHOFIC) Network Classification and Statistics Advisory Committee (CSAC) was convened to discuss a diagnosis code for vaping related illness for immediate use.

As a result of this meeting, a new International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) emergency code has been established by WHO. The code became valid for immediate use as of September 24, 2019.

U07.0, Vaping-related disorder

Learn more: https://www.cms.gov/files/document/icd-10-ms-drgs-version-371-effective-april-1-2020.pdf

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