Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 296.34
Major depressive affective disorder recurrent episode severe degree specified as with psychotic behavior
  • Short description: Rec depr psych-psychotic.
  • ICD-9-CM 296.34 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 296.34 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 296.34.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 296.34: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Depression, major, recurrent, severe W psychosis
  • Depression, major, recurrent, severe with psychosis
  • Major depression, recurrent, severe w psychosis
  • Major depression, recurrent, severe, w psychosis
  • Severe recurrent major depression with psychotic features
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 296.34 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F33.3 Major depressive disorder, recurrent, severe with psychotic symptoms
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