Billable Medical Code for Persistent Disorder of Initiating or Maintaining Sleep
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 307.42
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 307.42.
The Short Description Is: Persistent insomnia.
Insomnia is also known as idiopathic insomnia, initial insomnia, initial mood insomnia, insomnia idiopathic, insomnia paradoxical, insomnia persistent, insomnia primary, insomnia psychophysiologic, limit-setting sleep disorder, middle insomnia, middle mood insomnia, mood insomnia, non-organic persistent disorder in initiating or maintaining sleep, paradoxical insomnia, persistent insomnia, primary hyposomnia, primary insomnia, psychophysiologic insomnia, sleep disorder, sleep disorder initiating or maintaining, persistent nonorganic, sleep disorder limit setting, sleep disorder sleep onset association, and sleep state misperception. This applies to hyposomnia insomnia or sleeplessness associated with: anxiety, conditioned arousal, depression (major) (minor), psychosis, idiopathic insomnia, paradoxical insomnia, primary insomnia, and psychophysiological insomnia.
Insomnia Definition and Symptoms
Insomnia is a sleep disorder that makes it persistently difficult to either fall asleep or stay asleep, no matter how tired a person may be. Common causes include stress, medications, medical conditions, anxiety, and depression. Symptoms may be difficulty falling asleep, exhausting sleep, waking up to early, day time drowsiness, trouble staying asleep, and irritability.