Bipolar Disorder ICD 9 Code

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3515

Billable Medical Code for Bipolar Disorder, Unspecified

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 296.80

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 296.80.

The Short Description Is: Bipolar disorder NOS.

Known As

Bipolar disorder is also known as bipolar disorder, bipolar disorder in full remission, bipolar disorder in partial remission, bipolar disorder in remission, bipolar disorder full remission, bipolar disorder in remission, bipolar disorder mild, bipolar disorder moderate, bipolar disorder partial remission, bipolar disorder severe w psychosis, bipolar disorder severe w psychosis mood congruent, bipolar disorder severe w psychosis mood incongruent, bipolar disorder severe with psychosis, bipolar disorder severe without psychosis, bipolar disorder severe wo psychosis,
mild bipolar disorder, moderate bipolar disorder, severe bipolar disorder with psychotic features, severe bipolar disorder with psychotic features mood-congruent, severe bipolar disorder with psychotic features mood-incongruent, and severe bipolar disorder without psychotic features. This applies to bipolar disorder NOS, manic-depressive: reaction NOS and syndrome NOS.

Bipolar Disorder Definition and Symptoms

Bipolar disorder is a mental disorder in which a person experiences intense shifts from one end of the mood spectrum to the other, either rapidly or only a few times a year. People with bipolar disorder ping pong between depression and hypermania with no noticeable cause or warning. Symptoms include sleep problems, easily distracted, poor judgement, anger, aggression, euphoria, increased sex drive, decreased need for sleep, low or increased appetite, suicidal thoughts, anxiety, guilt, sadness, irritability, and problems concentrating.