Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 294.20
Dementia, unspecified, without behavioral disturbance
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Demen NOS w/o behv dstrb.
  • ICD-9-CM 294.20 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 294.20 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Dementia
  • Dementia without behavioral disturbance
  • Dementia wo behavioral disturbance
Applies To
  • Dementia NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 294.20 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F03.90 Unspecified dementia without behavioral disturbance
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 294.20:
  • Dementia 294.20
    • with behavioral disturbance (aggressive) (combative) (violent) 294.21
    • alcohol-induced persisting (see also Psychosis, alcoholic) 291.2
    • Alzheimer's - see Alzheimer's, dementia
    • catatonic (acute) (see also Schizophrenia) 295.2
    • congenital (see also Disability, intellectual) 319
    • degenerative 290.9
      • presenile-onset - see Dementia, presenile
      • senile-onset - see Dementia, senile
    • developmental (see also Schizophrenia) 295.9
    • drug-induced persisting (see also Psychosis, drug) 292.82
    • hebephrenic (acute) 295.1
    • Heller's (infantile psychosis) (see also Psychosis, childhood) 299.1
    • idiopathic 290.9
      • presenile-onset - see Dementia, presenile
      • senile-onset - see Dementia, senile
    • infantile, infantilia (see also Psychosis, childhood) 299.0
    • multi-infarct (cerebrovascular) (see also Dementia, arteriosclerotic) 290.40
    • paranoid (see also Schizophrenia) 295.3
    • paraphrenic (see also Schizophrenia) 295.3
    • praecox (see also Schizophrenia) 295.9
    • primary (acute) (see also Schizophrenia) 295.0
    • progressive, syphilitic 094.1
    • puerperal - see Psychosis, puerperal
    • schizophrenic (see also Schizophrenia) 295.9
    • simple type (acute) (see also Schizophrenia) 295.0
    • simplex (acute) (see also Schizophrenia) 295.0
    • uremic - see Uremia
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