ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F95: Tic Disorder

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ICD-10 code for Tic disorder is F95. It is a non-billable ICD code and should not be used for HIPAA- covered Transactions.

F95 is a medical classification listed by WHO under the range of behavioral, mental, and neurodevelopment disorders.

  • The ICD10 CM code F95 became effective on 1 October 2021.
  • This F95 code is the American ICD-10-CM Version. Other countries of ICD-10 CM F95 codes may differ. 
The following code above includes annotation back-references that may apply to F95:
  • F90-F98: Behavioral and emotional disorders with onset usually occurring in childhood and adolescence
  • F01-F99: Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental disorders

Five child codes of F95: Tic Disorder

  •  F95.0: Transient tic disorder 
  •  F95.1: Chronic motor or vocal tic disorder 
  •  F95.2: Combined vocal and multiple motor tic disorder 
  •  F95.8: Other tic disorders 
  •  F95.9: Tic disorder, unspecified 

The above codes are billable

What is chronic tic disorder?

  • Disorders are characterized by frequent tics that can hinder speech or other activities.
  • Tics are abrupt, fast nonrhythmic, stereotyped motor movements or vocalizations that can be made worse due to stress and are generally reduced during intense activities.
  • Tic disorders are distinct from other kinds of abnormalities which may be connected with medical ailments. (from DSM-iv, 1994)

Code History table since 2017

  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change

Reimbursement assertions with a service date on or after 2015, October 1 require using ICD10-CM codes.


Tics are unpredictable, unwanted, or unintentional movements of muscles that may be experienced in any part of the body. The movements of body parts and limbs are known as motor tics. The Involuntary repetitive sound, like sniffing, grunting, or throat clearing, are called vocal tics.

Three tic disorders are: 

  • Provisional tic disorder.
  • Motor or vocal tic disorder(sometimes called chronic)
  • Tourette syndrome (also known as Tourette disorder)
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