ICD-10-CM Code F52.9

Unspecified sexual dysfunction not due to a substance or known physiological condition

Version 2020 Billable Code Unacceptable Principal Diagnosis

Valid for Submission

F52.9 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of unspecified sexual dysfunction not due to a substance or known physiological condition. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code F52.9 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like abnormal development of sexuality, abnormal development of sexuality, abnormal development of sexuality, abnormal psychosexual phase, altered sexuality patterns, decreased sexual function, etc

The code F52.9 describes a circumstance which influences the patient's health status but not a current illness or injury. The code is unacceptable as a principal diagnosis.

ICD-10:F52.9
Short Description:Unsp sexual dysfnct not due to a sub or known physiol cond
Long Description:Unspecified sexual dysfunction not due to a substance or known physiological condition

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 F52.9:

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.
  • Sexual dysfunction NOS

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 F52.9 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:

  • Unacceptable principal diagnosis - There are selected codes that describe a circumstance which influences an individual’s health status but not a current illness or injury, or codes that are not specific manifestations but may be due to an underlying cause. These codes are considered unacceptable as a principal diagnosis.

Synonyms

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

  • Abnormal development of sexuality
  • Abnormal development of sexuality
  • Abnormal development of sexuality
  • Abnormal psychosexual phase
  • Altered sexuality patterns
  • Decreased sexual function
  • Psychosexual dysfunction
  • Psychosexual phase
  • Sexual desire disorder
  • Sexual disorder
  • Sexual maladjustment

Convert F52.9 to ICD-9

  • 302.70 - Psychosexual dysfunc NOS (Approximate Flag)
  • V41.7 - Sexual function problem (Approximate Flag)

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 Health

Sexuality is a big part of being human. Love, affection and sexual intimacy all play a role in healthy relationships. They also contribute to your sense of well-being. A number of disorders can affect the ability to have or enjoy sex in both men and women.

Factors that can affect sexual health include

  • Fear of unplanned pregnancy
  • Concerns about infertility
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Chronic diseases such as cancer or heart disease
  • Medicines that affect sexual desire or performance

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