Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 296.80
Bipolar disorder, unspecified
  • Short description: Bipolar disorder NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 296.80 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 296.80 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 296.80.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 296.80: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Bipolar disorder in full remission
  • Bipolar disorder in partial remission
  • Bipolar disorder in remission
  • Bipolar disorder, full remission
  • Bipolar disorder, in remission
  • Bipolar disorder, mild
  • Bipolar disorder, moderate
  • Bipolar disorder, partial remission
  • Bipolar disorder, severe, w psychosis
  • Bipolar disorder, severe, w psychosis, mood congruent
  • Bipolar disorder, severe, w psychosis, mood incongruent
  • Bipolar disorder, severe, with psychosis
  • Bipolar disorder, severe, without psychosis
  • Bipolar disorder, severe, wo psychosis
  • Mild bipolar disorder
  • Moderate bipolar disorder
  • Severe bipolar disorder with psychotic features
  • Severe bipolar disorder with psychotic features, mood-congruent
  • Severe bipolar disorder with psychotic features, mood-incongruent
  • Severe bipolar disorder without psychotic features
Applies To
  • Bipolar disorder NOS
  • Manic-depressive:
    • reaction NOS
    • syndrome NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 296.80 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F31.9 Bipolar disorder, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 296.80:
  • Depression 311
    • manic (see also Psychosis, affective) 296.80
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • bipolar (affective) (alternating) 296.80
  • Illness - see also Disease
    • manic-depressive (see also Psychosis, affective) 296.80
  • Manic-depressive insanity, psychosis, reaction, or syndrome (see also Psychosis, affective) 296.80
  • Psychosis 298.9
  • Reaction
    • manic-depressive (see also Psychosis, affective) 296.80
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • manic-depressive (see also Psychosis, affective) 296.80
  • Thymergasia (see also Psychosis, affective) 296.80
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