Billable Medical Code for Postconcussion Syndrome
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 310.2
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 310.2.
This Excludes any organic psychotic conditions following head injury (293.0-294.0), frontal lobe syndrome (310.0), and postencephalitic syndrome (310.89). This applies to post contusion syndrome or encephalopathy, posttraumatic brain syndrome non psychotic, and status postcommotio cerebri.
Post Concussive Syndrome Definition and Symptoms
Post concussive syndrome is a disorder where a combination of post concussion symptoms last for weeks after the injury that caused the original concussions. Symptoms that may occur are headaches, fatigue, insomnia, loss of concentration, noise and light sensitivity, memory loss, dizziness, and anxiety.