2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F40.228

Other natural environment type phobia

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • F40.228 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM F40.228 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F40.228 - other international versions of ICD-10 F40.228 may differ.
The following code(s) above F40.228 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 F40.228:
  • F01-F99
    2019 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 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    Specific (isolated) phobias
ICD-10-CM F40.228 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 882 Neuroses except depressive

Convert F40.228 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to F40.228:
  • Achluophobia F40.228
  • Aerophobia F40.228
  • Amathophobia F40.228
  • Anemophobia F40.228
  • Anthophobia F40.228
  • Antlophobia F40.228
  • Apeirophobia F40.228
  • Chionophobia F40.228
  • Heliophobia F40.228
  • Mysophobia F40.228
  • Phobia, phobic F40.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F40.9

    Phobic anxiety disorder, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Phobia NOS
    • Phobic state NOS

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To F40.228
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
F40.241 Acrophobia
F40.242 Fear of bridges
F40.243 Fear of flying

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