Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 296.54
Bipolar I disorder, most recent episode (or current) depressed, severe, specified as with psychotic behavior
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 296.54 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 296.54 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 296.54 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM F31.5 Bipolar disorder, current episode depressed, severe, with psychotic features
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bipolar 1 disorder, depressed, severe, w psychosis
  • Bipolar 1 disorder, depressed, severe, with psychosis
  • Severe depressed bipolar I disorder with psychotic features
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