ICD-10-CM Code F42
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)
F42 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive disorder. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code F42 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.
|ICD 9 Code:||300|
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Coding Notes for F42 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.
- Anancastic neurosis
- Obsessive-compulsive neurosis
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 ExcludesType-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
- Obsessive-compulsive personality (disorder) - instead, use code F60.5
- Obsessive-compulsive symptoms occurring in depression - instead, use Section F32-F33
- Obsessive-compulsive symptoms occurring in schizophrenia - instead, use code F20.-
- DRG Group #882 - Neuroses except depressive.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'F42 - Obsessive-compulsive disorder'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code F42. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
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 300.3 was previously used, F42 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.