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Code: F41.1

Code Name: ICD-10 Code for Generalized anxiety disorder

Block: Anxiety, dissociative, stress-related, somatoform and other nonpsychotic mental disorders (F40-F48)

Details: Generalized anxiety disorder

Anxiety neurosis
Anxiety reaction
Anxiety state
Overanxious disorder

Excludes 2: neurasthenia (F48.8)

F41

Excludes2: anxiety in:acute stress reaction (F43.0)
transient adjustment reaction (F43.2)
neurasthenia (F48.8)
psychophysiologic disorders (F45.-)
separation anxiety (F93.0)

Guidelines: Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental disorders (F01-F99)

Excludes 2: symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R99)

Includes: disorders of psychological development

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I need advice on how social anxiety disorder should be coded. Per a psychiatrist I work with and the DSM-IV, social anxiety disorder and social phobia are the same thing. In the ICD-9 book under phobias "anxiety states not associated with a specific situation or object" are excluded from being coded as phobias. According to another coder I work with this means that if it's documented as "social anxiety disorder" you have to code it as 300.09 for other anxiety states, but per the doctor it is the same as social phobia and should be coded as 300.23.
 

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You should code 300.06. If it is the same as social phobia, then doctor should document social phobia and then code 300.23.
You need to code based on what the documentation shows and it shows social anxiety.
 
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