2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F41.0

Panic disorder [episodic paroxysmal anxiety]

    2016 2017 2018 - Revised Code 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • F41.0 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 F41.0 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F41.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 F41.0 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Panic attack
  • Panic state
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as F41.0. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • panic disorder with agoraphobia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F40.01

    Agoraphobia with panic disorder

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Panic disorder with agoraphobia
    Type 1 Excludes
    • panic disorder without agoraphobia (F41.0)
The following code(s) above F41.0 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 F41.0:
  • F01-F99
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range F01-F99

    Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental disorders

    • disorders of psychological development
    Type 2 Excludes
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R99)
    Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • F41
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F41

    Other anxiety disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • anxiety in:
    • acute stress reaction (F43.0)
    • transient adjustment reaction (F43.2)
    • neurasthenia (F48.8)
    • psychophysiologic disorders (F45.-)
    • separation anxiety (F93.0)
    Other anxiety disorders
Approximate Synonyms
  • Panic attack
  • Panic disorder
  • Panic disorder without agoraphobia
Clinical Information
  • A disorder in which an individual experiences recurrent, unexpected panic attacks and persistent concern about having additional panic attacks. Agoraphobia is not a component of this disorder.
  • A state of extreme acute, intense anxiety and unreasoning fear accompanied by disorganization of personality function.
  • A type of anxiety disorder characterized by unexpected panic attacks that last minutes or, rarely, hours. Panic attacks begin with intense apprehension, fear or terror and, often, a feeling of impending doom. Symptoms experienced during a panic attack include dyspnea or sensations of being smothered; dizziness, loss of balance or faintness; choking sensations; palpitations or accelerated heart rate; shakiness; sweating; nausea or other form of abdominal distress; depersonalization or derealization; paresthesias; hot flashes or chills; chest discomfort or pain; fear of dying and fear of not being in control of oneself or going crazy. Agoraphobia may also develop. Similar to other anxiety disorders, it may be inherited as an autosomal dominant trait.
  • An anxiety disorder characterized by multiple unexpected panic attacks with persistent concern of recurring attacks. Panic disorder may or may not be accompanied by agoraphobia.
  • An episode of intense fear accompanied by symptoms such as heart palpitations, sweating and chills or hot flushes , a sensation of dyspnea, chest pain, abdominal distress, depersonalization, fear of going crazy, and fear of dying.
  • An episode of intense fear and anxiety that may be accompanied by one or more of the following symptoms: heart palpitations, sweating, shortness of breath, chest pain, nausea, dizziness, and trembling. Generally, attacks are unexpected and last no longer than 15 minutes.
  • Panic disorder is an anxiety disorder. It causes panic attacks, which are sudden feelings of terror for no reason. You may also feel physical symptoms, such as
    • fast heartbeat
    • chest pain
    • breathing difficulty
    • dizziness
    panic attacks can happen anytime, anywhere and without warning. You may live in fear of another attack and may avoid places where you have had an attack. For some people, fear takes over their lives and they cannot leave their homes.panic disorder is more common in women than men. It usually starts when people are young adults. Sometimes it starts when a person is under a lot of stress. Most people get better with treatment. Therapy can show you how to recognize and change your thinking patterns before they lead to panic. Medicines can also help.
  • Specific psychological phenomenon characterized by sudden onset of anxiety (often unrelated to objective events), accompanied by autonomic symptoms such as tachycardia, paresthesia, flushing, and sweating.
  • Sudden extreme anxiety or fear that may cause irrational thoughts or actions. Panic may include rapid heart rate, flushing (a hot, red face), sweating, and trouble breathing.
ICD-10-CM F41.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 880 Acute adjustment reaction and psychosocial dysfunction

Convert F41.0 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): Revised code
    • New description: Panic disorder [episodic paroxysmal anxiety]
    • 2017 description: Panic disorder [episodic paroxysmal anxiety] without agoraphobia
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to F41.0:
  • Type 1 Excludes: F40.01
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F40.01

    Agoraphobia with panic disorder

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Panic disorder with agoraphobia
    Type 1 Excludes
    • panic disorder without agoraphobia (F41.0)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to F41.0:
  • Anxiety F41.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F41.9

    Anxiety disorder, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Anxiety NOS
    • episodic paroxysmal F41.0
    • panic type F41.0
  • Attack, attacks
    • panic F41.0
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
  • Neurosis, neurotic F48.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F48.9

    Nonpsychotic mental disorder, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Neurosis NOS
    • anxiety (state) F41.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F41.1

      Generalized anxiety disorder

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Anxiety neurosis
      • Anxiety reaction
      • Anxiety state
      • Overanxious disorder
      Type 2 Excludes
      • panic type F41.0
  • Panic (attack) (state) F41.0
  • State (of)
    • panic F41.0

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To F41.0
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
F42.4 Excoriation (skin-picking) disorder
F42.8 Other obsessive-compulsive disorder
F42.9 Obsessive-compulsive disorder, unspecified

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