New and Revised Speech-Language Pathology ICD-10-CM Codes for 2018
The following new and revised ICD-10-CM (International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification) codes are effective October 1, 2017. ICD-10-CM codes are updated annually.
New ICD-10-CM Codes
food intake disorder
ASHA Note: SLPs
typically do not assign F50.82, but rather R63.3 (feeding difficulties;
picky eater). This code may be used by referring specialists such as physicians
Revised ICD-10-CM Codes
No change R63.3
Feeding problem (elderly) (infant) NOS
Add Picky eater
ASHA Note: This revision does not change the intent of the code, but adds new language to include descriptive information or examples related to disorders captured under this code.
Deleted ICD-10-CM Codes
No codes related to speech, language, cognitive, or swallowing disorders have been deleted for 2018.