2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F40.218

Other animal type phobia

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • F40.218 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM F40.218 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F40.218 - other international versions of ICD-10 F40.218 may differ.
The following code(s) above F40.218 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 F40.218:
  • F01-F99
    2020 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
  • F40.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F40.2

    Specific (isolated) phobias

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    Specific (isolated) phobias
Approximate Synonyms
  • Specific phobia, animals
  • Zoophobia
ICD-10-CM F40.218 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 882 Neuroses except depressive

Convert F40.218 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to F40.218:
  • Acarophobia F40.218
  • Ailurophobia F40.218
  • Alektorophobia F40.218
  • Apiphobia F40.218
  • Cynophobia F40.218
  • Entomophobia F40.218
  • Felinophobia F40.218
  • Galeophobia F40.218
  • Gatophobia F40.218
  • Herpetophobia F40.218
  • Hippophobia F40.218
  • Parasitophobia F40.218
  • Phobia, phobic F40.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F40.9

    Phobic anxiety disorder, unspecified

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    Applicable To
    • Phobia NOS
    • Phobic state NOS
    • animal F40.218
    • specific (isolated) F40.298
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F40.298

      Other specified phobia

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  • Zoophobia F40.218

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To F40.218
F40.0 Agoraphobia
F40.00 …… unspecified
F40.01 …… with panic disorder
F40.02 …… without panic disorder
F40.1 Social phobias
F40.10 Social phobia, unspecified
F40.11 Social phobia, generalized
F40.2 Specific (isolated) phobias
F40.21 Animal type phobia
F40.210 Arachnophobia
F40.218 Other animal type phobia
F40.22 Natural environment type phobia
F40.220 Fear of thunderstorms
F40.228 Other natural environment type phobia
F40.23 Blood, injection, injury type phobia
F40.230 Fear of blood
F40.231 Fear of injections and transfusions
F40.232 Fear of other medical care
F40.233 Fear of injury
F40.24 Situational type phobia
F40.240 Claustrophobia

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.