Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 296.42
Bipolar i disorder, most recent episode (or current) manic moderate degree
  • Short description: Bipol I currnt manic-mod.
  • ICD-9-CM 296.42 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 296.42 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 296.42.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 296.42: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bipolar 1 disorder, manic, moderate
  • Moderate manic bipolar I disorder
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 296.42 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F31.12 Bipolar disorder, current episode manic without psychotic features, moderate
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