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ICD-10-CM Code F84
Pervasive developmental 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 F84 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the six child codes of F84 that describes the diagnosis 'pervasive developmental disorders' in more detail.


The ICD code F84 is used to code Pervasive developmental disorder

The diagnostic category pervasive developmental disorders (PDD), as opposed to specific developmental disorders (SDD), refers to a group of five disorders characterized by delays in the development of multiple basic functions including socialization and communication. The pervasive developmental disorders are pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS), which includes atypical autism and is the most common; autism, the best-known, now understood to be part of a spectrum; Asperger syndrome; Rett syndrome; and childhood disintegrative disorder (CDD).

Specialty: Pediatrics, Psychiatry
MeSH Code: D002659
ICD 9 Code: 299

Coding Notes for F84 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Additional Code Note:
Use Additional Code
Use Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
Code to identify any associated medical condition and intellectual disabilities.

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/F84