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ICD-10-CM Code F40.8
Other phobic anxiety disorders

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Mental Health
Mental Health Code
Indicates that the ICD code is referenced in DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Version 5)
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

F40.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other phobic anxiety disorders. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code F40 is used to code Anxiety disorder

Anxiety disorders are a category of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety and fear, where anxiety is a worry about future events and fear is a reaction to current events. These feelings may cause physical symptoms, such as a racing heart and shakiness. There are a number of anxiety disorders: including generalized anxiety disorder, a specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, and panic disorder among others. While each has its own characteristics and symptoms, they all include symptoms of anxiety.

Specialty: Psychiatry
MeSH Code: D001008
ICD 9 Code: 300

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Coding Notes for F40.8 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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.
Phobic anxiety disorder of childhood

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #882 - Neuroses except depressive.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Venereophobia (disorder)
  • Age at onset of clinical finding (observable entity)
  • < 18.0 years
  • Insomnia due to anxiety and fear (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'F40.8 - Other phobic anxiety disorders'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code F40.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Other isolated or specific phobias (approximate match)

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 F40.8 and a single ICD9 code, 300.29 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: F40 - Phobic anxiety disorders

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/F408