Confusion ICD 9 Code


Billable Medical Code for Reactive Confusion

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 298.2

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 298.2.

Known As

Confusion is also known as confusion reactive. This excludes acute confusional state (293.0). This applies to psychogenic confusion and psychogenic twilight state.

Confusion Definition and Symptoms

Confusion is an inability to think clearly or as quickly as normal. There are many causes of confusion, some of the most common are, brain tumor, alcohol intoxication, concussion, fever, stroke, medications, low blow sugar, drug use, seizures, infections, and head trauma.