Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 300.7
Hypochondriasis
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 300.7 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 300.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Body dysmorphic disorder
Clinical Information
  • A preoccupation with a slight or imagined defect in appearance that causes significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other areas of functioning. Compare body image disturbances.
  • Preoccupation with the fear of having, or the idea that one has, a serious disease based on the person's misinterpretation of bodily symptoms.
  • Preoccupation with the fear of having, or the idea that one has, a serious disease based on the person's misinterpretation of bodily symptoms. (apa, dsm-iv)
300.7 Excludes
Applies To
  • Body dysmorphic disorder
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 300.7 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F45.21 Hypochondriasis
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F45.22 Body dysmorphic disorder
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 300.7:
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