Who is Autism Spectrum Disorder classified ICD-10-Index?
Autism is labeled with the code F84.0. It is a “billable code,” meaning it’s detailed enough to constitute a medical diagnosis. It falls under the section for mental and behavioral disorders (codes F00 through F99), the subsection of pervasive and specific developmental disorders (F80 through F89), and the smaller subsection of pervasive developmental disorders (F84). (p. 2-3).