ICD-10-CM Code F98.8
Other specified behavioral and emotional disorders with onset usually occurring in childhood and adolescence
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Pediatric OnlyCode is only used for patients 1 to 17 years old.
Mental Health CodeIndicates that the ICD code is referenced in DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Version 5)
F98.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other specified behavioral and emotional disorders with onset usually occurring in childhood and adolescence. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code F988 is used to code Nail biting
Nail biting, also known as onychophagy or onychophagia, is an oral compulsive habit. It is sometimes described as a parafunctional activity, the common use of the mouth for an activity other than speaking, eating, or drinking.
|ICD 9 Code:||307.9|
Fingers of a nail-biter.
Coding Notes for F98.8 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.
- Excessive masturbation
- DRG Group #886 - Behavioral and developmental disorders.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'F98.8 - Other specified behavioral and emotional disorders with onset usually occurring in childhood and adolescence'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code F98.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code 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 F98.8 and a single ICD9 code, 313.89 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.