Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 309.81
Posttraumatic stress disorder
  • Short description: Posttraumatic stress dis.
  • ICD-9-CM 309.81 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 309.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 309.81.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 309.81: 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute post-trauma stress state
  • Chronic post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Concentration camp syndrome
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder, acute
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder, chronic
309.81 Excludes
  • acute stress disorder (308.3)
  • posttraumatic brain syndrome:
Applies To
  • Chronic posttraumatic stress disorder
  • Concentration camp syndrome
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder NOS
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 309.81 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F43.10 Post-traumatic stress disorder, unspecified
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F43.12 Post-traumatic stress disorder, chronic
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 309.81:
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • post-traumatic stress (PTSD) 309.81
    • posttraumatic stress 309.81
      • acute 309.81
      • brief 309.81
      • chronic 309.81
    • stress (see also Reaction, stress, acute) 308.3
      • posttraumatic
        • acute 309.81
        • brief 309.81
        • chronic (motor or vocal) 309.81
  • Neurosis, neurotic 300.9
    • posttraumatic (acute) (situational) 309.81
      • chronic 309.81
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) 309.81
  • PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) 309.81
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