ICD-10-CM Code F81.2
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)
F81.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of mathematics disorder. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code F812 is used to code Dyscalculia
Dyscalculia (/ˌdɪskælˈkjuːli.ə/) is difficulty in learning or comprehending arithmetic, such as difficulty in understanding numbers, learning how to manipulate numbers, and learning facts in mathematics. It is generally seen as a specific developmental disorder.
|MeSH Codes:||D060705, D060705,|
|ICD 9 Codes:||315.1, 784.69, 784.69|
Coding Notes for F81.2 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.
- Developmental acalculia
- Developmental arithmetical disorder
- Developmental Gerstmann's syndrome
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Acalculia NOS - instead, use code R48.8
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."
- Arithmetical difficulties associated with a reading disorder - instead, use code F81.0
- Arithmetical difficulties associated with a spelling disorder - instead, use code F81.81
- Arithmetical difficulties due to inadequate teaching - instead, use code Z55.8
- DRG Group #886 - Behavioral and developmental disorders.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Specific number difficulty (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'F81.2 - Mathematics disorder'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code F81.2. 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 315.1 was previously used, F81.2 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.