Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 296.33
Major depressive affective disorder recurrent episode severe degree without psychotic behavior
  • Short description: RECUR DEPR PSYCH-SEVERE.
  • ICD-9-CM 296.33 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 296.33 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2007 version of ICD-9-CM 296.33.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 296.33: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Depression, major, severe recurrence
  • Major depression, recurrent, severe
  • Severe recurrent major depression
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 296.33 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F33.2 Major depressive disorder, recurrent severe without psychotic features
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