2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F98.3

Pica of infancy and childhood

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • F98.3 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 F98.3 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F98.3 - other international versions of ICD-10 F98.3 may differ.
The following code(s) above F98.3 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 F98.3:
  • 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
  • F98
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F98

    Other behavioral and emotional disorders with onset usually occurring in childhood and adolescence

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • breath-holding spells (R06.89)
    • gender identity disorder of childhood (F64.2)
    • Kleine-Levin syndrome (G47.13)
    • obsessive-compulsive disorder (F42-)
    • sleep disorders not due to a substance or known physiological condition (F51.-)
    Other behavioral and emotional disorders with onset usually occurring in childhood and adolescence
Approximate Synonyms
  • Pica in children
ICD-10-CM F98.3 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 886 Behavioral and developmental disorders

Convert F98.3 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 F98.3:
  • Type 1 Excludes: Z72.4
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z72.4

    Inappropriate diet and eating habits

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Type 1 Excludes
    • behavioral eating disorders of infancy or childhood (F98.2.-F98.3)
    • eating disorders (F50.-)
    • lack of adequate food (Z59.4)
    • malnutrition and other nutritional deficiencies (E40-E64)
  • Type 2 Excludes: F50.8
    , F98.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F50.8

    Other eating disorders

      2016 2017 - Deleted Code 2017 - New Code 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • pica of infancy and childhood (F98.3)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F98.2

    Other feeding disorders of infancy and childhood

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • feeding difficulties (R63.3)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • anorexia nervosa and other eating disorders (F50.-)
    • feeding problems of newborn (P92.-)
    • pica of infancy or childhood (F98.3)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to F98.3:
  • Dirt-eating child F98.3
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • eating (adult) (psychogenic) F50.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F50.9

      Eating disorder, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Atypical anorexia nervosa
      • Atypical bulimia nervosa
      • Feeding or eating disorder, unspecified
      • Other specified feeding disorder
      • child F98.29
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F98.29

        Other feeding disorders of infancy and early childhood

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        • pica F98.3
      • pica F50.89
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F50.89

        Other specified eating disorder

          2017 - New Code 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Pica in adults
        • Psychogenic loss of appetite
        • childhood F98.3
  • Pica F50.89
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F50.89

    Other specified eating disorder

      2017 - New Code 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Pica in adults
    • Psychogenic loss of appetite
    • infant or child F98.3

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To F98.3
F95.1 Chronic motor or vocal tic disorder
F95.2 Tourette's disorder
F95.8 Other tic disorders
F95.9 Tic disorder, unspecified
F98 Other behavioral and emotional disorders with onset usually occurring in childhood and adolescence
F98.0 Enuresis not due to a substance or known physiological condition
F98.1 Encopresis not due to a substance or known physiological condition
F98.2 Other feeding disorders of infancy and childhood
F98.21 Rumination disorder of infancy
F98.29 Other feeding disorders of infancy and early childhood
F98.3 Pica of infancy and childhood
F98.4 Stereotyped movement disorders
F98.5 Adult onset fluency disorder
F98.8 Other specified behavioral and emotional disorders with onset usually occurring in childhood and adolescence
F98.9 Unspecified behavioral and emotional disorders with onset usually occurring in childhood and adolescence
F99 Mental disorder, not otherwise specified
G00 Bacterial meningitis, not elsewhere classified
G00.0 Hemophilus meningitis
G00.1 Pneumococcal meningitis
G00.2 Streptococcal meningitis
G00.3 Staphylococcal meningitis

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