2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F48.9

Nonpsychotic mental disorder, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • F48.9 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 F48.9 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F48.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 F48.9 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Neurosis NOS
The following code(s) above F48.9 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 F48.9:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Neurosis
  • Self mutilation
Clinical Information
  • Class of mental disorders milder than psychosis, including hysteria, fugue, obsession, phobia, etc.
  • Disorders in which the symptoms are distressing to the individual and recognized by him or her as being unacceptable. Social relationships may be greatly affected but usually remain within acceptable limits. The disturbance is relatively enduring or recurrent without treatment.
  • Personality trait that contrasts adjustment or emotional stability with maladjustment. Experience of anxiety, anger, disgust, sadness, embarrassment, and a variety of other negative emotions.
  • Psychoanalytic term referring to mental conditions characterized primarily by anxiety, fears, obsessive thoughts, compulsions, dissociation, and depression. Neuroses have no organic origins and are believed to be a product of unconscious processes resulting from internal conflicts. Compare psychosis.
ICD-10-CM F48.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 880 Acute adjustment reaction and psychosocial dysfunction

Convert F48.9 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 F48.9:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To F48.9
F45.29 Other hypochondriacal disorders
F45.4 Pain disorders related to psychological factors
F45.41 Pain disorder exclusively related to psychological factors
F45.42 Pain disorder with related psychological factors
F45.8 Other somatoform disorders
F45.9 Somatoform disorder, unspecified
F48 Other nonpsychotic mental disorders
F48.1 Depersonalization-derealization syndrome
F48.2 Pseudobulbar affect
F48.8 Other specified nonpsychotic mental disorders
F48.9 Nonpsychotic mental disorder, unspecified
F50 Eating disorders
F50.0 Anorexia nervosa
F50.00 …… unspecified
F50.01 …… restricting type
F50.02 …… binge eating/purging type
F50.2 Bulimia nervosa
F50.8 Other eating disorders
F50.81 Binge eating disorder
F50.82 Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder
F50.89 Other specified eating disorder

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