ICD-10-CM Code F41.0

Panic disorder [episodic paroxysmal anxiety]

Version 2021 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

F41.0 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of panic disorder [episodic paroxysmal anxiety]. The code is valid for the fiscal year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code F41.0 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like c/o - panic attack, neurological symptom, non-situational panic attack, o/e - anxious, o/e - panic attack, panic, etc

Short Description:Panic disorder [episodic paroxysmal anxiety]
Long Description:Panic disorder [episodic paroxysmal anxiety]

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code F41.0:

Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
  • Panic attack
  • Panic state

Type 1 Excludes

Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • panic disorder with agoraphobia F40.01

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code F41.0 are found in the index:


The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • C/O - panic attack
  • Neurological symptom
  • Non-situational panic attack
  • O/E - anxious
  • O/E - panic attack
  • Panic
  • Panic attack
  • Panic disorder
  • Panic disorder without agoraphobia
  • Panic disorder without agoraphobia with mild panic attacks
  • Panic disorder without agoraphobia with moderate panic attacks
  • Panic disorder without agoraphobia with panic attacks in full remission
  • Panic disorder without agoraphobia with panic attacks in partial remission
  • Panic disorder without agoraphobia with severe panic attacks
  • Severe anxiety
  • Situational panic attack

Clinical Information

  • PANIC DISORDER-. a type of anxiety disorder characterized by unexpected panic attacks that last minutes or rarely hours. panic attacks begin with intense apprehension fear or terror and often a feeling of impending doom. symptoms experienced during a panic attack include dyspnea or sensations of being smothered; dizziness loss of balance or faintness; choking sensations; palpitations or accelerated heart rate; shakiness; sweating; nausea or other form of abdominal distress; depersonalization or derealization; paresthesias; hot flashes or chills; chest discomfort or pain; fear of dying and fear of not being in control of oneself or going crazy. agoraphobia may also develop. similar to other anxiety disorders it may be inherited as an autosomal dominant trait.

Convert F41.0 to ICD-9

  • 300.01 - Panic dis w/o agorphobia

Code Classification

  • Mental and behavioural disorders (F00–F99)
    • Anxiety, dissociative, stress-related, somatoform and other nonpsychotic mental disorders (F40-F48)
      • Other anxiety disorders (F41)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021

Information for Patients


Fear and anxiety are part of life. You may feel anxious before you take a test or walk down a dark street. This kind of anxiety is useful - it can make you more alert or careful. It usually ends soon after you are out of the situation that caused it. But for millions of people in the United States, the anxiety does not go away, and gets worse over time. They may have chest pains or nightmares. They may even be afraid to leave home. These people have anxiety disorders. Types include

  • Panic disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Phobias
  • Generalized anxiety disorder

Treatment can involve medicines, therapy or both.

NIH: National Institute of Mental Health

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