ICD-10-CM Code F52.4

Premature ejaculation

Version 2020 Billable Code Diagnoses For Males Only

Valid for Submission

F52.4 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of premature ejaculation. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code F52.4 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like acquired generalized early ejaculation or acquired situational early ejaculation or lifelong generalized early ejaculation or lifelong situational early ejaculation or premature ejaculation.

The code F52.4 is applicable to male patients only. It is clinically and virtually impossible to use this code on a non-male patient.

Short Description:Premature ejaculation
Long Description:Premature ejaculation

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 F52.4 are found in the index:

Code Edits

The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:

  • Diagnoses for males only - Medicare Code Editor detects inconsistencies between a patient’s sex and any diagnosis on the patient’s record, this code applies to MALES only .


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

  • Acquired generalized early ejaculation
  • Acquired situational early ejaculation
  • Lifelong generalized early ejaculation
  • Lifelong situational early ejaculation
  • Premature ejaculation

Clinical Information

  • PREMATURE EJACULATION-. the emission of semen and seminal fluid during the act of preparation for sexual intercourse i.e. before there is penetration or shortly after penetration.

Convert F52.4 to ICD-9

  • 302.75 - Premature ejaculation

Code Classification

  • Mental and behavioural disorders (F00–F99)
    • Behavioral syndromes associated with physiological disturbances and physical factors (F50-F59)
      • Sexual dysfnct not due to a substance or known physiol cond (F52)

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

Information for Patients

Sexual Problems in Men

Many men have sexual problems. They become more common as men age. Problems can include

  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Reduced or lost interest in sex
  • Problems with ejaculation
  • Low testosterone

Stress, illness, medicines, or emotional problems may also be factors. Occasional problems with sexual function are common. If problems last more than a few months or cause distress for you or your partner, you should see your health care provider.

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