Specific code icon 2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F80.1

Expressive language disorder

    2015 Billable Code

  • F80.1 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, F80.1 - and all other ICD-10-CM codes - should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F80.1. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by an impairment in the development of an individual's expressive language which is in contrast to his/her nonverbal intellect and receptive language development. The impairment may be acquired (i.e., due to a brain lesion or head trauma) or developmental (i.e., no known neurological insult).
Applicable To
  • Developmental dysphasia or aphasia, expressive type
Description Synonyms
  • Developmental expressive language delay
  • Developmental expressive language disorder
  • Expressive developmental language delay
  • Expressive language delay
  • Expressive language delay, mild
  • Expressive language delay, moderate
  • Expressive language delay, severe
  • Language disorder, expressive
  • Mild expressive language delay
  • Moderate expressive language delay
  • Severe expressive language delay
Type 1 Excludes
  • mixed receptive-expressive language disorder (F80.2)
  • dysphasia and aphasia NOS (R47.-)
Type 2 Excludes
  • acquired aphasia with epilepsy [Landau-Kleffner] (G40.80-)
  • selective mutism (F94.0)
  • intellectual disabilities (F70-F79)
  • pervasive developmental disorders (F84.-)
ICD-10-CM F80.1 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 886 Behavioral & developmental disorders

Convert ICD-10-CM F80.1 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM F80.1: