Billable Medical Code for Unspecified Psychosis
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 298.9
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 298.9.
The Short Description Is: Psychosis NOS.
Psychosis is also known as clouded consciousness, confusion, psychosis in childbirth, psychosis in pregnancy, psychotic, and psychotic disorder.
Psychosis Definition and Symptoms
Psychosis is an abnormal condition of the mind and is generally described as a loss of contact with reality. It is a very serious mental disorder that is characterized by a depressed mood, anxiety, withdrawal from family and friends, delusions, hallucinations, suicidal thoughts or actions, difficulty functioning, suspiciousness, and difficulty concentrating.