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ICD-10-CM Code F84.8
Other pervasive developmental disorders

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

F84.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other pervasive developmental disorders. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

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
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for F84.8 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
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Overactive disorder associated with intellectual disabilities and stereotyped movements

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #885 - Psychoses.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'F84.8 - Other pervasive developmental disorders'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code F84.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Other specified pervasive developmental disorders, current or active state (approximate match)
Other specified pervasive developmental disorders, residual state (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 F84.8 and a single ICD9 code, 299.81 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: F84 - Pervasive developmental disorders

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