AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2018 Issue 4; New/Revised ICD-10-CM Codes

Factitious Disorder

A new code was created for factitious disorder imposed on another (F68.A) and changes were made in the titles for codes in subcategory F68.1, Factitious disorder, to distinguish between two types of factitious disorders classified to category F68, Other disorders of adult personality and behavior. Factitious disorder imposed on self, also referred to as Munchausen’s syndrome, is a disorder in which a person falsely reports or causes his or her own physical or psychological signs or symptoms. Subcategory F68.1, Factitious disorder imposed on self, has been further subdivided as follows: unspecified (F68.10), with predominantly...

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