Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 299.00
Autistic disorder, current or active state
  • Short description: Autistic disord-current.
  • ICD-9-CM 299.00 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 299.00 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 299.00.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 299.00: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Active infantile autism
  • Autism disorder
  • Autism, childhood onset
  • Autism, infantile
  • Autism, infantile, active
  • Autistic disorder
  • Autistic disorder of childhood onset
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 299.00 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F84.0 Autistic disorder
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