ICD-10-CM Code F03.91
Unspecified dementia with behavioral disturbance
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Adult OnlyCode is only used for patients 15 years old or older.
Mental Health CodeIndicates that the ICD code is referenced in DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Version 5)
F03.91 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of unspecified dementia with behavioral disturbance. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code F03 is used to code Dementia
Dementia, also known as senility, is a broad category of brain diseases that cause a long term and often gradual decrease in the ability to think and remember that is great enough to affect a person's daily functioning. Other common symptoms include emotional problems, problems with language, and a decrease in motivation. A person's consciousness is usually not affected. A dementia diagnosis requires a change from a person's usual mental functioning and a greater decline than one would expect due to aging. These diseases also have a significant effect on a person's caregivers.
|MeSH Codes:||D003704, D003704|
|ICD 9 Codes:||290, 294|
Comparison of a normal aged brain (left) and the brain of a person with Alzheimer's (right). Differential characteristics are pointed out.
Coding Notes for F03.91 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.
- Unspecified dementia with aggressive behavior
- Unspecified dementia with combative behavior
- Unspecified dementia with violent behavior
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional CodeUse Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
- Code, if applicable, to identify wandering in unspecified dementia See code Z91.83
- DRG Group #884 - Organic disturbances and mental retardation.
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'F03.91 - Unspecified dementia with behavioral disturbance'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 294.21 was previously used, F03.91 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.