Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 296.7
Bipolar I disorder, most recent episode (or current) unspecified
  • Short description: Bipolor I current NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 296.7 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 296.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 296.7.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 296.7: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bipolar 1 disorder
  • Bipolar 1 disorder, rapid cycling
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Bipolar disorder in full remission
  • Bipolar disorder in remission
  • Bipolar I disorder
  • Bipolar I disorder, single manic episode
  • Bipolar I disorder, single manic episode with postpartum onset
  • Mild bipolar disorder
  • Moderate bipolar disorder
  • Organic bipolar disorder
  • Rapid cycling bipolar I disorder
  • Severe bipolar disorder
  • Severe bipolar disorder with psychotic features
  • Severe bipolar disorder with psychotic features, mood-congruent
  • Severe bipolar disorder without psychotic features
  • Severe bipolar I disorder
  • Severe bipolar II disorder, most recent episode major depressive with psychotic features
Applies To
  • Atypical bipolar affective disorder NOS
  • Manic-depressive psychosis, circular type, current condition not specified as either manic or depressive
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 296.7 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F31.9 Bipolar disorder, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 296.7:
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • bipolar (affective) (alternating) 296.80
      • atypical 296.7
      • specified type NEC 296.89
      • type I 296.7
        • most recent episode (or current)
        • single manic episode 296.0
      • type II (recurrent major depressive episodes with hypomania) 296.89
  • Insanity, insane (see also Psychosis) 298.9
    • alternating (see also Psychosis, affective, circular) 296.7
  • Manic-depressive insanity, psychosis, reaction, or syndrome (see also Psychosis, affective) 296.80
    • circular (alternating) 296.7
      • currently
        • depressed 296.5
        • episode unspecified 296.7
        • hypomanic, previously depressed 296.4
        • manic 296.4
      • mixed 296.6
  • Psychosis 298.9
    • alternating (see also Psychosis, manic-depressive, circular) 296.7
    • circular (see also Psychosis, manic-depressive, circular) 296.7
  • Stupor 780.09
    • circular (see also Psychosis, manic-depressive, circular) 296.7
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