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ICD-10-CM Code F93.0
Separation anxiety disorder of childhood

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Pediatric Only
Pediatric Only
Code is only used for patients 1 to 17 years old.
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

F93.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of separation anxiety disorder of childhood. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code F930 is used to code Separation anxiety disorder

separation anxiety disorder (sad) is a psychological condition in which an individual experiences excessive anxiety regarding separation from home or from people to whom the individual has a strong emotional attachment (e.g. a parent, caregiver, or siblings). it is most common in infants and small children, typically between the ages of 6�7 months to 3 years. separation anxiety is a natural part of the developmental process. unlike sad (indicated by excessive anxiety), normal separation anxiety indicates healthy advancements in a child�s cognitive maturation and should not be considered a developing behavioral problem.

Specialty: Psychiatry
MeSH Code: D001010
ICD 9 Code: 309.21

Coding Notes for F93.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

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."
Mood [affective] disorders - instead, use Section F30-F39
Nonpsychotic mental disorders - instead, use Section F40-F48
Phobic anxiety disorder of childhood - instead, use code F40.8
Social phobia - instead, use code F40.1

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #882 - Neuroses except depressive.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Separation anxiety disorder of childhood (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'F93.0 - Separation anxiety disorder of childhood'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code F93.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Separation anxiety disorder (exact match)

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 309.21 was previously used, F93.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: F93 - Emotional disorders with onset specific to childhood

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/F930