Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 300.20
Phobia, unspecified
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 300.20 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 300.20 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 300.20 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM F40.9 Phobic anxiety disorder, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Phobia
Clinical Information
  • Anxiety disorder characterized by intense, unrealistic, persistent fear and avoidance of an object, activity, or situation
  • Disorders characterized by persistent, unrealistic, intense fear of an object, activity, or situation
Applies To
  • Anxiety-hysteria NOS
  • Phobia NOS
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 300.20:
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