F60.6 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of avoidant personality disorder. The code F60.6 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code F60.6 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like anxious personality disorder, avoidance behavior, avoidance-avoidance conflict, avoidant personality disorder, avoidant personality disorder in remission , cluster c personality disorder, etc.
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 coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code F60.6:
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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.
- Anxious personality disorder
Entries in the Index to Diseases and Injuries with references to F60.6
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 F60.6 are found in the index:
- - Disorder (of) - See Also: Disease;
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Anxious personality disorder
- Avoidance behavior
- Avoidance-avoidance conflict
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder in remission
- Cluster C personality disorder
- PERSONALITY DISORDERS-. a major deviation from normal patterns of behavior.
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Information for Patients
Personality disorders are a group of mental illnesses. They involve long-term patterns of thoughts and behaviors that are unhealthy and inflexible. The behaviors cause serious problems with relationships and work. People with personality disorders have trouble dealing with everyday stresses and problems. They often have stormy relationships with other people.
The cause of personality disorders is unknown. However, genes and childhood experiences may play a role.
The symptoms of each personality disorder are different. They can mild or severe. People with personality disorders may have trouble realizing that they have a problem. To them, their thoughts are normal, and they often blame others for their problems. They may try to get help because of their problems with relationships and work. Treatment usually includes talk therapy and sometimes medicine.
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|ICD Code||Description||Valid for Submission|
|F60||Specific personality disorders||NON-BILLABLE CODE|
|F60.0||Paranoid personality disorder||BILLABLE CODE|
|F60.1||Schizoid personality disorder||BILLABLE CODE|
|F60.2||Antisocial personality disorder||BILLABLE CODE|
|F60.3||Borderline personality disorder||BILLABLE CODE|
|F60.4||Histrionic personality disorder||BILLABLE CODE|
|F60.5||Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder||BILLABLE CODE|
|F60.7||Dependent personality disorder||BILLABLE CODE|
|F60.8||Other specific personality disorders||NON-BILLABLE CODE|
|F60.81||Narcissistic personality disorder||BILLABLE CODE|
|F60.89||Other specific personality disorders||BILLABLE CODE|
|F60.9||Personality disorder, unspecified||BILLABLE CODE|