Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 780.02
Transient alteration of awareness
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Trans alter awareness.
  • ICD-9-CM 780.02 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 780.02 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2014 version of ICD-9-CM 780.02.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 780.02: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 780.02 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM R40.4 Transient alteration of awareness
Approximate Synonyms
  • Disorientated in time
  • Impaired environmental interpretation syndrome
  • Mental status, transient alteration
  • On examination - conscious level fluctuating
  • Transient altered mental status
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 780.02:
  • Alteration (of), altered
    • awareness 780.09
      • transient 780.02
    • consciousness 780.09
      • persistent vegetative state 780.03
      • transient 780.02
  • Transient - see also condition
    • alteration of awareness 780.02
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