Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 308.9
Unspecified acute reaction to stress
  • Short description: Acute stress react NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 308.9 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 308.9 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 308.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 308.9: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Chronic stress disorder
  • Family stress
  • Family stress, returning member from military station
  • Family tension
  • Stress
  • Stress (qualifier value)
  • Stress due to family tension
  • Stress on family due to return of family member from military deployment
  • Stress reaction, chronic
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 308.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F43.0 Acute stress reaction
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R45.7 State of emotional shock and stress, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 308.9:
  • Battle exhaustion (see also Reaction, stress, acute) 308.9
  • Combat fatigue (see also Reaction, stress, acute) 308.9
  • Delirium, delirious 780.09
    • exhaustion (see also Reaction, stress, acute) 308.9
  • Exhaustion, exhaustive (physical NEC) 780.79
    • battle (see also Reaction, stress, acute) 308.9
    • delirium (see also Reaction, stress, acute) 308.9
    • psychosis (see also Reaction, stress, acute) 308.9
  • Fatigue 780.79
    • combat (see also Reaction, stress, acute) 308.9
  • Psychosis 298.9
    • exhaustive (see also Reaction, stress, acute) 308.9
  • Reaction
    • gross stress (see also Reaction, stress, acute) 308.9
    • stress, acute 308.9
      • with predominant disturbance (of)
      • bone or cartilage - see Fracture, stress
  • Shell
    • shock (current) (see also Reaction, stress, acute) 308.9
  • Shock 785.50
    • nervous (see also Reaction, stress, acute) 308.9
    • psychic (see also Reaction, stress, acute) 308.9
    • psychogenic (see also Reaction, stress, acute) 308.9
  • Stress 308.9
    • fracture - see Fracture, stress
    • reaction (gross) (see also Reaction, stress, acute) 308.9
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • shock (traumatic) 958.4
      • kidney 584.5
        • following crush injury 958.5
      • lung 518.82
        • related to trauma and surgery 518.52
      • neurogenic 308.9
      • psychic 308.9
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