2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F40.8

Other phobic anxiety disorders

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • F40.8 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 F40.8 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F40.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 F40.8 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Phobic anxiety disorder of childhood
The following code(s) above F40.8 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 F40.8:
  • 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
ICD-10-CM F40.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 882 Neuroses except depressive

Convert F40.8 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
Code annotations containing back-references to F40.8:
  • Type 2 Excludes: F93.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F93.0

    Separation anxiety disorder of childhood

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • mood [affective] disorders (F30-F39)
    • nonpsychotic mental disorders (F40-F48)
    • phobic anxiety disorder of childhood (F40.8)
    • social phobia (F40.1)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to F40.8:
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • anxiety F41.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F41.9

      Anxiety disorder, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Anxiety NOS
      • 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
        • of childhood F40.8
    • phobic anxiety, childhood F40.8
  • 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 F40.8
F40.24 Situational type phobia
F40.240 Claustrophobia
F40.241 Acrophobia
F40.242 Fear of bridges
F40.243 Fear of flying
F40.248 Other situational type phobia
F40.29 Other specified phobia
F40.290 Androphobia
F40.291 Gynephobia
F40.298 Other specified phobia
F40.8 Other phobic anxiety disorders
F40.9 Phobic anxiety disorder, unspecified
F41 Other anxiety disorders
F41.0 Panic disorder [episodic paroxysmal anxiety]
F41.1 Generalized anxiety disorder
F41.3 Other mixed anxiety disorders
F41.8 Other specified anxiety disorders
F41.9 Anxiety disorder, unspecified
F42 Obsessive-compulsive disorder
F42.2 Mixed obsessional thoughts and acts
F42.3 Hoarding disorder

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