ICD-10-CM Code F40.9
Phobic anxiety disorder, unspecified
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)
F40.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of phobic anxiety disorder, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code F409 is used to code Phobia
A phobia is a type of anxiety disorder, usually defined as a persistent fear of an object or situation the affected person will go to great lengths to avoid, typically disproportional to the actual danger posed. If the feared object or situation cannot be avoided entirely, the affected person will endure it with marked distress and significant interference in social or occupational activities.
|ICD 9 Code:||300.20|
A fear of spiders is one of the more common phobias
Coding Notes for F40.9 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.
- Phobia NOS
- Phobic state NOS
- DRG Group #882 - Neuroses except depressive.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'F40.9 - Phobic anxiety disorder, unspecified'
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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 F40.9 and a single ICD9 code, 300.20 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.