ICD-10-CM Code F50.9
Eating 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)
F50.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of eating disorder, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code F509 is used to code Eating disorder not otherwise specified
Eating disorder not otherwise specified (EDNOS) is an eating disorder that does not meet the criteria for anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa. Individuals with EDNOS usually fall into one of three groups: sub-threshold symptoms of anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa, mixed features of both disorders, or extremely atypical eating behaviors that are not characterized by either of the other established disorders.
|ICD 9 Code:||307.50|
Coding Notes for F50.9 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.
- Atypical anorexia nervosa
- Atypical bulimia nervosa
- DRG Group #887 - Other mental disorder diagnoses.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Atypical bulimia nervosa (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'F50.9 - Eating disorder, unspecified'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code F50.9. 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 307.50 was previously used, F50.9 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.