Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 313.23
Selective mutism
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 313.23 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 313.23 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Elective mutism
  • Mutism, selective
313.23 Excludes
  • elective mutism as adjustment reaction (309.83)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 313.23 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F94.0 Selective mutism
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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