Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 313.23
Selective mutism specific to childhood and adolescence
  • Short description: SELECTIVE MUTISM.
  • ICD-9-CM 313.23 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 313.23 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 313.23 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM F94.0 Selective mutism
Approximate Synonyms
  • Elective mutism
  • Mutism, selective
  • Selective mutism
313.23 Excludes
  • elective mutism as adjustment reaction (309.83)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 313.23:
  • Disturbance - see also Disease
  • Mutism (see also Aphasia) 784.3
    • selective (elective) 313.23
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