Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 302.5
Trans-sexualism
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 4 ICD-9-CM codes below 302.5 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Severe gender dysphoria, coupled with a persistent desire for the physical characteristics and social roles that connote the opposite biological sex. (apa, dsm-iv, 1994)
  • The urge to belong to the opposite sex that may include surgical procedures to modify the sex organs in order to appear as the opposite sex.
302.5 Excludes
Applies To
  • Sex reassignment surgery status
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