2022 ICD-10-CM Code F78.A9

Other genetic related intellectual disability

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

ICD-10:F78.A9
Short Description:Other genetic related intellectual disability
Long Description:Other genetic related intellectual disability

Code Classification

  • Mental and behavioural disorders (F00–F99)
    • Intellectual disabilities (F70-F79)
      • Other intellectual disabilities (F78)

F78.A9 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other genetic related intellectual disability. The code F78.A9 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

New 2022 ICD-10 Code

F78.A9 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2022, effective October 1, 2021. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2021. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2022 (October 1, 2021 - September 30, 2022).

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 F78.A9:


Code Also

Code Also
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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 F78.A9 are found in the index:

Replacement Code

F78A9 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Code History