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ICD-10-CM Code F44
Dissociative and conversion disorders

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code F44 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the nine child codes of F44 that describes the diagnosis 'dissociative and conversion disorders' in more detail.


The ICD code F44 is used to code Conversion disorder

Conversion disorder (CD) is a diagnostic category previously used in some psychiatric classification systems. It is sometimes applied to patients who present with neurological symptoms, such as numbness, blindness, paralysis, or fits, which are not consistent with a well-established organic cause, and which cause significant distress. It is thought that these symptoms arise in response to stressful situations affecting a patient's mental health or an ongoing mental health condition such as depression. Conversion Disorder was retained in DSM-5, but given the subtitle Functional Neurological Symptom Disorder. The new criteria cover the same range of symptoms, but remove the requirement for a psychological stressor to be present and for feigning to be disproved.

Specialty: Psychiatry
MeSH Codes: D003291, D004213, D004213, D004213
ICD 9 Codes: 300.11, 300.12, 300.13, 300.14
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for F44 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Includes Notes:
Includes
Includes notes further define, or give examples of, conditions included in the section.
Conversion hysteria
Conversion reaction
Hysteria
Hysterical psychosis
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-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."
Malingering [conscious simulation] - instead, use code Z76.5

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'F44 - Dissociative and conversion disorders'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code F44. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


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