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

F50.82 Avoidant/restrictive 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 or psychologists.

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.

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