2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F60.9

Personality disorder, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • F60.9 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 F60.9 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F60.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 F60.9 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Character disorder NOS
  • Character neurosis NOS
  • Pathological personality NOS
The following code(s) above F60.9 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 F60.9:
  • 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
  • Personality disorder
Clinical Information
  • A diverse category of psychiatric disorders characterized by behavior that deviates markedly from the expectations of the individual's culture; this pattern of deviation is pervasive and inflexible and is stable over time. The behavioral pattern negatively interferes with relationships and work.
  • A major deviation from normal patterns of behavior.
  • Personality disorders are long-term patterns of thoughts and behaviors that cause serious problems with relationships and work. People with personality disorders have difficulty dealing with everyday stresses and problems. They often have stormy relationships with other people. The exact cause of personality disorders is unknown. However, genes and childhood experiences may play a role.symptoms vary widely depending on the specific type of personality disorder. Treatment usually includes talk therapy and sometimes medicine.
  • When normal personality traits become inflexible and maladaptive, causing subjective distress or impaired social functioning, they can be considered disorders.
ICD-10-CM F60.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 883 Disorders of personality and impulse control

Convert F60.9 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 F60.9:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To F60.9
F60.1 Schizoid personality disorder
F60.2 Antisocial personality disorder
F60.3 Borderline personality disorder
F60.4 Histrionic personality disorder
F60.5 Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
F60.6 Avoidant personality disorder
F60.7 Dependent personality disorder
F60.8 Other specific personality disorders
F60.81 Narcissistic personality disorder
F60.89 Other specific personality disorders
F60.9 Personality disorder, unspecified
F63 Impulse disorders
F63.0 Pathological gambling
F63.1 Pyromania
F63.2 Kleptomania
F63.3 Trichotillomania
F63.8 Other impulse disorders
F63.81 Intermittent explosive disorder
F63.89 Other impulse disorders
F63.9 Impulse disorder, unspecified
F64 Gender identity disorders

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