ICD-10-CM Code F40.243
Fear of flying
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Mental Health CodeIndicates that the ICD code is referenced in DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Version 5)
F40.243 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of fear of flying. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code F402 is used to code Acrophobia
Acrophobia (from the Greek: ἄκρον, ákron , meaning "peak, summit, edge" and φόβος, phóbos, "fear") is an extreme or irrational fear or phobia of heights, especially when one is not particularly high up. It belongs to a category of specific phobias, called space and motion discomfort, that share both similar etiology and options for treatment.
|ICD 9 Code:||300.29|
A view from a glass floor may generate acrophobia.
- DRG Group #882 - Neuroses except depressive.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'F40.243 - Fear of flying'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code F40.243 and a single ICD9 code, 300.29 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.