Billable Medical Code for Attention Deficit Disorder Without Mention of Hyperactivity
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 314.00
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 314.00.
The Short Description Is: Attn defic nonhyperact.
ADHD is also known as ADHD inattententive, ADHD inattentive, attention deficit disorder, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, predominantly inattentive type. This applies to predominantly inattentive type.
ADHD Definition and Symptoms
ADHD, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is a behavioral disorder that is usually diagnosed in early child hood that causes attention span issues as well as hyperactivity. Symptoms include failure to pay close attention, cannot follow instruction, difficulty waiting turn, interrupts, organizational problems, dislikes tasks that require mental effort, and forgetfulness.