Billable Medical Code for Unspecified Episodic Mood Disorder
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 296.90
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 296.90.
The Short Description Is: Episodic mood disord NOS.
Mood disorder NOS is also known as affective psychosis, episodic mood disorder, mild mood disorder, moderate mood disorder, mood disorder, mood disorder in full remission, mood disorder in partial remission, mood disorder with psychosis mood incongruent, mood disorder episodic, mood disorder full remission, mood disorder mild, mood disorder moderate, mood disorder partial remission, mood disorder severe w psychosis, mood disorder severe w psychosis mood congruent, mood disorder severe w psychosis mood incongruent, mood disorder severe with psychosis, mood disorder severe with psychosis mood congruent, mood disorder severe without psychosis, mood disorder severe wo psychosis, persistent mood disorder, severe mood disorder with psychotic features, severe mood disorder with psychotic features mood-congruent, severe modd disorder with psychotic features mood-incongruent, and severe mood disorder without psychotic features. This applies to affective psychosis NOS, melancholia NOS, and mood disorder NOS.
Mood Disorder NOS Definition and Symptoms
Mood disorder NOS is a subtype of depression that does not fit into any other mood disorder categories. It is a disturbance in mood, where the mood is abnormally depressed or elated. People of all ages and health can be effected. Characteristics of mood disorders are guilt, anxiety, hostility, insomnia, and decreased appetite.