2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F78.A

Other genetic related intellectual disabilities

    2022 - New Code Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • F78.A should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • ICD-10-CM F78.A is a new 2022 ICD-10-CM code that became effective on October 1, 2021.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F78.A - other international versions of ICD-10 F78.A may differ.
The following code(s) above F78.A 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 F78.A:
  • F01-F99
    2022 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
  • F70-F79
    2022 ICD-10-CM Range F70-F79

    Intellectual disabilities

    Code First
    • any associated physical or developmental disorders
    Type 1 Excludes
    • borderline intellectual functioning, IQ above 70 to 84 (R41.83)
    Intellectual disabilities
Code History
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): New code
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To F78.A
F68.12 …… with predominantly physical signs and symptoms
F68.13 …… with combined psychological and physical signs and symptoms
F68.A Factitious disorder imposed on another
F68.8 Other specified disorders of adult personality and behavior
F69 Unspecified disorder of adult personality and behavior
F70 Mild intellectual disabilities
F71 Moderate intellectual disabilities
F72 Severe intellectual disabilities
F73 Profound intellectual disabilities
F78 Other intellectual disabilities
F78.A Other genetic related intellectual disabilities
F78.A1 SYNGAP1-related intellectual disability
F78.A9 Other genetic related intellectual disability
F79 Unspecified intellectual disabilities
F80 Specific developmental disorders of speech and language
F80.0 Phonological disorder
F80.1 Expressive language disorder
F80.2 Mixed receptive-expressive language disorder
F80.4 Speech and language development delay due to hearing loss
F80.8 Other developmental disorders of speech and language
F80.81 Childhood onset fluency disorder

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