2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F93.8

Other childhood emotional disorders

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • F93.8 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 F93.8 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F93.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 F93.8 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Identity disorder
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 (F93.8) and the excluded code together.
  • gender identity disorder of childhood (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F64.2

    Gender identity disorder of childhood

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Pediatric Dx (0-17 years)
    Applicable To
    • Gender dysphoria in children
    Type 1 Excludes
    • gender identity disorder in adolescence and adulthood (F64.0)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • sexual maturation disorder (F66)
    F64.2
    )
The following code(s) above F93.8 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 F93.8:
  • 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
  • F90-F98
    2020 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
  • Academic underachievement disorder
  • Childhood relationship problem
  • Identity disorder
  • Identity disorder of childhood
  • Misery and unhappiness reaction of childhood
  • Reaction of childhood, misery and unhappiness
ICD-10-CM F93.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 886 Behavioral and developmental disorders

Convert F93.8 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 F93.8:
  • Crisis
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • emotional (persistent) F34.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F34.9

      Persistent mood [affective] disorder, unspecified

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      • of childhood F93.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F93.9

        Childhood emotional disorder, unspecified

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        • specified NEC F93.8
    • identity
      • of childhood F93.8
    • overanxious F41.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F41.1

      Generalized anxiety disorder

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Anxiety neurosis
      • Anxiety reaction
      • Anxiety state
      • Overanxious disorder
      Type 2 Excludes
      • of childhood F93.8
    • sibling rivalry F93.8
  • Disturbance(s) - see also Disease
    • emotions specific to childhood and adolescence F93.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F93.9

      Childhood emotional disorder, unspecified

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      • with
        • anxiety and fearfulness NEC F93.8
      • involving relationship problems F93.8
      • mixed F93.8
      • specified NEC F93.8
  • Jealousy
    • childhood F93.8
    • sibling F93.8
  • Problem (with) (related to)
    • relationship Z63.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z63.9

      Problem related to primary support group, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Relationship disorder NOS
      • childhood F93.8
    • identity F93.8 (of childhood)
    • jealousy, child F93.8
  • Reaction - see also Disorder
    • fear F40.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F40.9

      Phobic anxiety disorder, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Phobia NOS
      • Phobic state NOS
      • child F93.8 (abnormal)
    • withdrawing, child or adolescent F93.8
  • Sensitive, sensitivity - see also Allergy
    • child F93.8 (excessive)
  • Timidity, child F93.8

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To F93.8
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
F95.1 Chronic motor or vocal tic disorder

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