ICD-10-CM Code F84.5
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)
F84.5 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of asperger's syndrome. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code F845 is used to code Asperger syndrome
Asperger syndrome (AS), also known as Asperger's syndrome, Asperger disorder (AD) or simply Asperger's, is an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that is characterized by significant difficulties in social interaction and nonverbal communication, alongside restricted and repetitive patterns of behavior and interests. It differs from other autism spectrum disorders by its relative preservation of linguistic and cognitive development. Although not required for diagnosis, physical clumsiness and atypical (peculiar or odd) use of language are frequently reported. The diagnosis of Asperger's was eliminated in the 2013 fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) and replaced by a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder on a severity scale.
|ICD 9 Code:||299.80|
People with Asperger syndrome often display restricted interests, such as this boy's interest in stacking cans.
Coding Notes for F84.5 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.
- Asperger's disorder
- Autistic psychopathy
- Schizoid disorder of childhood
- DRG Group #885 - Psychoses.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Residual Asperger's disorder (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for additional code to fully describe disease or condition
- Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'F84.5 - Asperger's syndrome'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Codes GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 F84.5 and a single ICD9 code, 299.81 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.