2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F63.9

Impulse disorder, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • F63.9 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 F63.9 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F63.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 F63.9 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Impulse control disorder NOS
The following code(s) above F63.9 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 F63.9:
  • 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
  • F63
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F63

    Impulse disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • habitual excessive use of alcohol or psychoactive substances (F10-F19)
    • impulse disorders involving sexual behavior (F65.-)
    Impulse disorders
Approximate Synonyms
  • Impulse control disorder
  • Impulse control disorder in remission
Clinical Information
  • A category of psychiatric disorders whose essential features are the failure to resist an impulse to perform an act that is harmful to the individual or to others. Individuals typically experience an increased sense of tension prior to the act and then pleasure, gratification or release of tension at the time of committing the act.
  • Disorders whose essential features are the failure to resist an impulse, drive, or temptation to perform an act that is harmful to the individual or to others. Individuals experience an increased sense of tension prior to the act and pleasure, gratification or release of tension at the time of committing the act.
  • Mental disorders characterized by an intense need to gratify one's immediate desires and failure to resist the impulse or temptation.
ICD-10-CM F63.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 886 Behavioral and developmental disorders

Convert F63.9 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 F63.9:
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • conduct (childhood) F91.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F91.9

      Conduct disorder, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Behavioral disorder NOS
      • Conduct disorder NOS
      • Disruptive behavior disorder NOS
      • Disruptive disorder NOS
      • compulsive F63.9
    • habit (and impulse) F63.9
    • impulse F63.9 (control)
  • Disturbance(s) - see also Disease
    • conduct F91.9
      - see also Disorder, conduct
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F91.9

      Conduct disorder, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Behavioral disorder NOS
      • Conduct disorder NOS
      • Disruptive behavior disorder NOS
      • Disruptive disorder NOS
      • compulsive F63.9

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To F63.9
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
F64.0 Transsexualism
F64.1 Dual role transvestism
F64.2 Gender identity disorder of childhood
F64.8 Other gender identity disorders
F64.9 Gender identity disorder, unspecified
F65 Paraphilias
F65.0 Fetishism
F65.1 Transvestic fetishism
F65.2 Exhibitionism

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