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ICD-10-CM Code F60.3
Borderline personality disorder

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

F60.3 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code F603 is used to code Borderline personality disorder

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a personality disorder. The essential features include a pattern of impulsivity and instability of behaviors, interpersonal relationships, and self-image. There may be uncontrollable anger and depression. The pattern is present by early adulthood and occurs across a variety of situations and contexts.

Specialty: Psychiatry
MeSH Code: D001883
ICD 9 Code: 301.83
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for F60.3 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.
Aggressive personality (disorder)
Emotionally unstable personality disorder
Explosive personality (disorder)
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."
Antisocial personality disorder - instead, use code F60.2

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #883 - Disorders of personality and impulse control.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Explosive type organic personality disorder (disorder)
  • Borderline personality disorder (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'F60.3 - Borderline personality disorder'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code F60.3. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Quarrelsomeness (F60.3)
Emotionality, pathological (F60.3)
Excitability, abnormal, under minor stress(personality disorder) (F60.3)


Explosive personality disorder (approximate match)
Borderline personality disorder (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 F60.3 and a single ICD9 code, 301.83 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: F60 - Specific personality disorders

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