2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H93.25

Central auditory processing disorder

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  • H93.25 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 H93.25 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H93.25 - other international versions of ICD-10 H93.25 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Congenital auditory imperception
  • Word deafness
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as H93.25. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • mixed receptive-expressive language disorder (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F80.2

    Mixed receptive-expressive language disorder

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    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)
    F80.2
    )
The following code(s) above H93.25 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 H93.25:
  • H60-H95
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range H60-H95

    Diseases of the ear and mastoid process

    Note
    • Use an external cause code following the code for the ear condition, if applicable, to identify the cause of the ear condition
    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the ear and mastoid process
  • H93.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H93.2

    Other abnormal auditory perceptions

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • auditory hallucinations (R44.0)
    Other abnormal auditory perceptions
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acquired auditory processing disorder
  • Auditory processing disorder
  • Bilateral acquired auditory processing disorder
  • Both sides acquired auditory processing disorder
  • Left acquired auditory processing disorder
  • Right acquired auditory processing disorder
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by impairment of the auditory processing, resulting in deficiencies in the recognition and interpretation of sounds by the brain. Causes include brain maturation delays and brain traumas or tumors.
ICD-10-CM H93.25 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 886 Behavioral and developmental disorders

Convert H93.25 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 H93.25:
  • Type 1 Excludes: F80.2
    , F80.2
    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)
    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 H93.25:
  • Central auditory processing disorder H93.25
  • Deafness (acquired) (complete) (hereditary) (partial) H91.9-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H91.9-

    Unspecified hearing loss

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    Applicable To
    • Deafness NOS
    • High frequency deafness
    • Low frequency deafness
    • word H93.25 (developmental)
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • auditory processing H93.25 (central)
    • central auditory processing H93.25
  • Imperception auditory (acquired) - see also Deafness
    • congenital H93.25
  • Word
    • deafness H93.25 (congenital) (developmental)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H93.25
H93.23 Hyperacusis
H93.231 …… right ear
H93.232 …… left ear
H93.233 …… bilateral
H93.239 …… unspecified ear
H93.24 Temporary auditory threshold shift
H93.241 …… right ear
H93.242 …… left ear
H93.243 …… bilateral
H93.249 …… unspecified ear
H93.25 Central auditory processing disorder
H93.29 Other abnormal auditory perceptions
H93.291 …… right ear
H93.292 …… left ear
H93.293 …… bilateral
H93.299 …… unspecified ear
H93.3 Disorders of acoustic nerve
H93.3X Disorders of acoustic nerve
H93.3X1 Disorders of right acoustic nerve
H93.3X2 Disorders of left acoustic nerve
H93.3X3 Disorders of bilateral acoustic nerves

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