Specific code icon 2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F98.8

Other specified behavioral and emotional disorders with onset usually occurring in childhood and adolescence

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • F98.8 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F98.8. Other international versions of ICD-10 F98.8 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Clinical Information
  • Common form of habitual body manipulation which is an expression of tension.
Applicable To
  • Excessive masturbation
  • Nail-biting
  • Nose-picking
  • Thumb-sucking
Approximate Synonyms
  • Nail biting
  • Thumb sucking
ICD-10-CM F98.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 886 Behavioral and developmental disorders

Convert ICD-10-CM F98.8 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM F98.8:
  • Attention (to)
  • deficit disorder or syndrome F98.8
  • Deficiency, deficient
  • attention (disorder) (syndrome) F98.8
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
  • attention-deficit without hyperactivity (adolescent) (adult) (child) F98.8
  • Impediment, speech R47.9
  • psychogenic (childhood) F98.8
  • Masturbation (excessive) F98.8
  • Nail - see also condition
  • biting F98.8
  • Nose-picking F98.8
  • Onanism (excessive) F98.8
  • Onychophagia F98.8
  • Picking, nose F98.8
  • Speech
  • defect, disorder, disturbance, impediment R47.9
    psychogenic, in childhood and adolescence F98.8
  • Sucking thumb, child (excessive) F98.8
  • Thumb - see also condition
  • sucking (child problem) F98.8