The Most Frequently Used ICD-10 Codes in Behavioral Health in 2017

Written by Daren R on January 5, 2018
Top ICD-10 codes used by SimplePractice in 2017

Top 25 ICD-10 codes

Curious about the top ICD-10 codes being used by your fellow SimplePractice customers in 2017? Great news! We combined data from all of our customers in 2017 and came up with the top 25 ICD-10 diagnostic codes.

The table below includes the most commonly used ICD-10 diagnoses in 2017.

RankICD 10 codeDiagnosis
1F41.1Generalized anxiety disorder
2F43.23Adjustment disorder with mixed anxiety and depressed mood
3F43.22Adjustment disorder with anxiety
4F33.1Major depressive disorder, recurrent, moderate
5F43.20Adjustment disorder, unspecified
6F41.9Anxiety disorder, unspecified
7F43.21Adjustment disorder with depressed mood
8Z63.0Problems in relationship with spouse or partner
9F43.12Post-traumatic stress disorder, chronic
10F34.1Dysthymic disorder
11F43.10Post-traumatic stress disorder, unspecified
12F32.1Major depressive disorder, single episode, moderate
13F33.0Major depressive disorder, recurrent, mild
14F32.9Major depressive disorder, single episode, unspecified
15F90.2Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, combined type
16F60.9Personality disorder, unspecified
17F40.228Other natural environment type phobia
18F43.25Adjustment disorder w mixed disturb of emotions and conduct
19F06.1Catatonic disorder due to known physiological condition
20F33.2Major depressive disorder, recurrent severe without psychotic features
21F41.0Panic disorder without agoraphobia
22F90.0Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, predominantly inattentive type
23F32.0Major depressive disorder, single episode, mild
24F42.2Mixed obsessional thoughts and acts
25F84.0Childhood autism

NOTE: Check out our previous post on the top ICD-codes in 2015.

Top diagnoses categories

To get a better understanding of the top diagnoses made in 2017, we then collapsed the 25 codes listed above into nine categories.

As shown above, the top the top three diagnoses diagnosis categories in 2017—trauma, anxiety, and depressive disorders—made up 86% of the total diagnoses. The next five categories combined made up the remaining 14%.

NOTE: This list is provided for informational purposes only and is not exhaustive or exclusive. The codes included are based on SimplePractice customer’s most frequently utilized diagnosis codes in 2017.


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About the Author

Daren works closely with the product, marketing, and customer success teams to help them use data to guide their decision-making. Her background is in statistics and business analytics, but she's also an expert at many other unrelated things like vacuuming, finding good deals, and navigating Los Angeles.

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