Version 2024

2024 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z73.81

Behavioral insomnia of childhood

ICD-10-CM Code:
ICD-10 Code for:
Behavioral insomnia of childhood
Is Billable?
Not Valid for Submission
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Code Classification

  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Persons encountering health services in other circumstances
      • Problems related to life management difficulty

Z73.81 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of behavioral insomnia of childhood. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2024 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding Applicable to Behavioral insomnia of childhood

Non-specific codes like Z73.81 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10-CM codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for behavioral insomnia of childhood:

  • Use Z73.810 for Behavioral insomnia of childhood, sleep-onset association type - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use Z73.811 for Behavioral insomnia of childhood, limit setting type - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use Z73.812 for Behavioral insomnia of childhood, combined type - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use Z73.819 for Behavioral insomnia of childhood, unspecified type - BILLABLE CODE

Clinical Information

  • Behavioral Insomnia of Childhood

    a childhood disorder characterized by difficulty initiating and maintaining sleep due to negative sleep associations, refusal to go to bed, and/or repeated attempts to delay bedtime.

Code History

  • FY 2024 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2023 through 9/30/2024
  • FY 2023 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2022 through 9/30/2023
  • FY 2022 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2021 through 9/30/2022
  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016. This was the first year ICD-10-CM was implemented into the HIPAA code set.