Personal history of nicotine dependence. Z87.891 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
Z87.891 Personal history of
Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body, some that you would not expect. Cigarette smoking causes nearly one in five deaths in the United States. It can also cause many other cancers and health problems. These include
- Cancers, including lung and oral cancers
- Lung diseases, such as COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
- Damage to and thickening of blood vessels, which causes high blood pressure
- Blood clots and stroke
- Vision problems, such as cataracts and macular degeneration (AMD)
Women who smoke while pregnant have a greater chance of certain pregnancy problems. Their babies are also at higher risk of dying of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
Smoking also causes addiction to nicotine, a stimulant drug that is in tobacco. Nicotine addiction makes it much harder for people to quit smoking. Smokeless tobacco contains more nicotine than cigarettes
E-Cigarettes, Smokeless Tobacco, Smoking