Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V62.84
Suicidal ideation
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM V62.84 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 V62.84 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Suicidal thoughts
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by thoughts of taking one's own life.
  • A risk factor for suicide attempts and completions, it is the most common of all suicidal behavior, but only a minority of ideators engage in overt self-harm.
  • Thoughts of or an unusual preoccupation with suicide.
  • Thoughts of taking one's own life.
V62.84 Excludes
  • suicidal tendencies (300.9)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V62.84 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R45.851 Suicidal ideations
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V62.84:
  • Ideation
    • suicidal V62.84
  • Suicide, suicidal (attempted)
    • ideation V62.84
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