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ICD 10 Coding Alert


Don't Let Your 2014 "Anxiety" Diagnosis Make You Anxious

You have a one-to-one correlation, but you do have a descriptor change. “Anxiety” is a general term for avoidance-prone disorders. This includes feelings of dread with apparent object or cause. Symptoms include irritability, anxious expectations, or phobias. Currently, you would report this with 300.00 (Anxiety state unspecified). In ICD-10, you’ll use F41.9 (Anxiety disorder, unspecified). ICD-10-CM Change:This is another direct [...]

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