2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F94.0

Selective mutism

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  • F94.0 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 F94.0 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F94.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 F94.0 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Elective mutism
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 (F94.0) and the excluded code together.
  • pervasive developmental disorders (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F84
    • F84 Pervasive developmental disorders
      • F84.0 Autistic disorder
      • F84.2 Rett's syndrome
      • F84.3 Other childhood disintegrative disorder
      • F84.5 Asperger's syndrome
      • F84.8 Other pervasive developmental disorders
      • F84.9 Pervasive developmental disorder, unspecified...
    F84.-
    )
  • schizophrenia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F20
    • F20 Schizophrenia
      • F20.0 Paranoid schizophrenia
      • F20.1 Disorganized schizophrenia
      • F20.2 Catatonic schizophrenia
      • F20.3 Undifferentiated schizophrenia
      • F20.5 Residual schizophrenia
      • F20.8 Other schizophrenia
        • F20.81 Schizophreniform disorder
        • F20.89 Other schizophrenia
      • F20.9 Schizophrenia, unspecified
    F20.-
    )
  • specific developmental disorders of speech and language (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F80
    • F80 Specific developmental disorders of speech an...
      • 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 ...
      • F80.8 Other developmental disorders of speech and l...
        • F80.81 Childhood onset fluency disorder
        • F80.82 Social pragmatic communication disorder
        • F80.89 Other developmental disorders of speech and l...
      • F80.9 Developmental disorder of speech and language...
    F80.-
    )
  • transient mutism as part of separation anxiety in young children (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F93.0

    Separation anxiety disorder of childhood

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    Type 2 Excludes
    • mood [affective] disorders (F30-F39)
    • nonpsychotic mental disorders (F40-F48)
    • phobic anxiety disorder of childhood (F40.8)
    • social phobia (F40.1)
    F93.0
    )
The following code(s) above F94.0 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 F94.0:
  • 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
  • Elective mutism
  • Mutism, selective
Clinical Information
  • A persistent failure to speak in certain social situations (i.e., school) where speaking is expected, despite speaking in other situations.
ICD-10-CM F94.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 886 Behavioral and developmental disorders

Convert F94.0 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
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to F94.0:
  • Type 2 Excludes: F80.1
    , F80.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F80.1

    Expressive language disorder

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    Applicable To
    • Developmental dysphasia or aphasia, expressive type
    Type 1 Excludes
    • mixed receptive-expressive language disorder (F80.2)
    • dysphasia and aphasia NOS (R47.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • acquired aphasia with epilepsy [Landau-Kleffner] (G40.80-)
    • selective mutism (F94.0)
    • intellectual disabilities (F70-F79)
    • pervasive developmental disorders (F84.-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F80.2

    Mixed receptive-expressive language disorder

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Developmental dysphasia or aphasia, receptive type
    • Developmental Wernicke's aphasia
    Type 1 Excludes
    • central auditory processing disorder (H93.25)
    • dysphasia or aphasia NOS (R47.-)
    • expressive language disorder (F80.1)
    • expressive type dysphasia or aphasia (F80.1)
    • word deafness (H93.25)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • acquired aphasia with epilepsy [Landau-Kleffner] (G40.80-)
    • pervasive developmental disorders (F84.-)
    • selective mutism (F94.0)
    • intellectual disabilities (F70-F79)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to F94.0:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To F94.0
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
F95.2 Tourette's disorder
F95.8 Other tic disorders
F95.9 Tic disorder, unspecified

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