2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F93.0

Separation anxiety disorder of childhood

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • F93.0 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 F93.0 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F93.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 F93.0 may differ.
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (F93.0) and the excluded code together.
  • mood [affective] disorders (F30-F39
    ICD-10-CM Range F30-F39

    Mood [affective] disorders

    • F30 Manic episode
    • F31 Bipolar disorder
    • F32 Major depressive disorder, single episod...
    • F33 Major depressive disorder, recurrent
    • F34 Persistent mood [affective] disorders
    • F39 Unspecified mood [affective] disorder
    )
  • nonpsychotic mental disorders (F40-F48
    ICD-10-CM Range F40-F48

    Anxiety, dissociative, stress-related, somatoform and other nonpsychotic mental disorders

    • F40 Phobic anxiety disorders
    • F41 Other anxiety disorders
    • F42 Obsessive-compulsive disorder
    • F43 Reaction to severe stress, and adjustmen...
    • F44 Dissociative and conversion disorders
    • F45 Somatoform disorders
    • F48 Other nonpsychotic mental disorders
    )
  • phobic anxiety disorder of childhood (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F40.8

    Other phobic anxiety disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Phobic anxiety disorder of childhood
    F40.8
    )
  • social phobia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F40.1

    Social phobias

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Anthropophobia
    • Social anxiety disorder
    • Social anxiety disorder of childhood
    • Social neurosis
    F40.1
    )
The following code(s) above F93.0 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 F93.0:
  • F01-F99
    2019 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
  • F90-F98
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range F90-F98

    Behavioral and emotional disorders with onset usually occurring in childhood and adolescence

    Note
    • Codes within categories F90-F98 may be used regardless of the age of a patient. These disorders generally have onset within the childhood or adolescent years, but may continue throughout life or not be diagnosed until adulthood
    Behavioral and emotional disorders with onset usually occurring in childhood and adolescence
Approximate Synonyms
  • Separation anxiety
Clinical Information
  • Anxiety experienced by an individual upon separation from a person or object of particular significance to him.
ICD-10-CM F93.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 882 Neuroses except depressive

Convert F93.0 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): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to F93.0:
  • Type 2 Excludes: F41
    , F43.2
    , F94.0
    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)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F43.2

    Adjustment disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Culture shock
    • Grief reaction
    • Hospitalism in children
    Type 2 Excludes
    • separation anxiety disorder of childhood (F93.0)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F94.0

    Selective mutism

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Elective mutism
    Type 2 Excludes
    • pervasive developmental disorders (F84.-)
    • schizophrenia (F20.-)
    • specific developmental disorders of speech and language (F80.-)
    • transient mutism as part of separation anxiety in young children (F93.0)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to F93.0:
  • Anxiety F41.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F41.9

    Anxiety disorder, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Anxiety NOS
    • separation, abnormal F93.0 (of childhood)
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • separation anxiety, of childhood F93.0
  • Separation
    • anxiety, abnormal F93.0 (of childhood)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To F93.0
F90.8 Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, other type
F90.9 Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, unspecified type
F91 Conduct disorders
F91.0 Conduct disorder confined to family context
F91.1 Conduct disorder, childhood-onset type
F91.2 Conduct disorder, adolescent-onset type
F91.3 Oppositional defiant disorder
F91.8 Other conduct disorders
F91.9 Conduct disorder, unspecified
F93 Emotional disorders with onset specific to childhood
F93.0 Separation anxiety disorder of childhood
F93.8 Other childhood emotional disorders
F93.9 Childhood emotional disorder, unspecified
F94 Disorders of social functioning with onset specific to childhood and adolescence
F94.0 Selective mutism
F94.1 Reactive attachment disorder of childhood
F94.2 Disinhibited attachment disorder of childhood
F94.8 Other childhood disorders of social functioning
F94.9 Childhood disorder of social functioning, unspecified
F95 Tic disorder
F95.0 Transient tic disorder

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