2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F68.A

Factitious disorder imposed on another

    2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • F68.A is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM F68.A became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F68.A - other international versions of ICD-10 F68.A may differ.
Applicable To
  • Factitious disorder by proxy
  • Münchausen's by proxy
The following code(s) above F68.A contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to F68.A:
  • F01-F99
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range F01-F99

    Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental disorders

    Includes
    • disorders of psychological development
    Type 2 Excludes
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R99)
    Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental disorders
ICD-10-CM F68.A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 883 Disorders of personality and impulse control
Code History
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): New code
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to F68.A:
  • Type 1 Excludes: Z76.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z76.5

    Malingerer [conscious simulation]

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Person feigning illness (with obvious motivation)
    Type 1 Excludes
  • Type 2 Excludes: F45
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F45

    Somatoform disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • dissociative and conversion disorders (F44.-)
    • factitious disorders (F68.1-, F68.A)
    • hair-plucking (F63.3)
    • lalling (F80.0)
    • lisping (F80.0)
    • malingering [conscious simulation] (Z76.5)
    • nail-biting (F98.8)
    • psychological or behavioral factors associated with disorders or diseases classified elsewhere (F54)
    • sexual dysfunction, not due to a substance or known physiological condition (F52.-)
    • thumb-sucking (F98.8)
    • tic disorders (in childhood and adolescence) (F95.-)
    • Tourette's syndrome (F95.2)
    • trichotillomania (F63.3)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to F68.A:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To F68.A
F65.81 Frotteurism
F65.89 Other paraphilias
F65.9 Paraphilia, unspecified
F66 Other sexual disorders
F68 Other disorders of adult personality and behavior
F68.1 Factitious disorder imposed on self
F68.10 …… unspecified
F68.11 …… with predominantly psychological signs and symptoms
F68.12 …… with predominantly physical signs and symptoms
F68.13 …… with combined psychological and physical signs and symptoms
F68.A Factitious disorder imposed on another
F68.8 Other specified disorders of adult personality and behavior
F69 Unspecified disorder of adult personality and behavior
F70 Mild intellectual disabilities
F71 Moderate intellectual disabilities
F72 Severe intellectual disabilities
F73 Profound intellectual disabilities
F78 Other intellectual disabilities
F79 Unspecified intellectual disabilities
F80 Specific developmental disorders of speech and language
F80.0 Phonological disorder

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