Icd-10 code for gender reassignment

Coding for Gender Reassignment Surgery. May 4, 2015 Kathy Pride, RHIT, CPC, CCS-P, CPMA. EDITOR’S NOTE: Kathy Pride is continuing her reporting on health issues that have been covered in the national news media as they relate to ICD-10. Gender identity disorder (GID) is the formal diagnosis used by healthcare professionals to denote persons who …

FAQ icd-10 code for gender reassignment

What is the ICD 10 code for gender identity disorder?

Gender identity disorder, unspecified. F64.9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM F64.9 became effective on October 1, 2018.

What is the ICD 10 code for sex reassignment surgery?

2018/2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z87.890. Personal history of sex reassignment. Z87.890 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.

What is the DSM-5 code for gender dysphoria?

When coding gender dysphoria, look to F64 Gender identity disorders category of codes: The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition (DSM-5) diagnosis adds a post-transition specifier for people who are living full time as the desired gender (with or without legal sanction of the gender change).

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Should gender reassignment be covered by payers?

For payers to cover gender reassignment, like all other procedures, medical necessity needs to be proven. There must be evidence of a strong and persistent cross-gender identification (e.g., the individual is insistent on being the other sex).

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