ICD-10-CM Code F40.1
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code F40.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of F40.1 that describes the diagnosis 'social phobias' in more detail.
The ICD code F401 is used to code Social anxiety disorder
Social anxiety disorder (SAD), also known as social phobia, is an anxiety disorder characterized by a significant amount of fear in one or more social situations causing considerable distress and impaired ability to function in at least some parts of daily life.:15 These fears can be triggered by perceived or actual scrutiny from others. It is the most common anxiety disorder and one of the most common psychiatric disorders, with 12% of American adults having experienced it.
|ICD 9 Codes:||300.23, 300.29|
Coding Notes for F40.1 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.
- Social anxiety disorder of childhood
- Social neurosis
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'F40.1 - Social phobias'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code F40.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.