Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 296.55
Bipolar I disorder, most recent episode (or current) depressed, in partial or unspecified remission
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 296.55 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 296.55 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: 296.55 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM F31.75 Bipolar disorder, in partial remission, most recent episode depressed
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bipolar 1 disorder, depressed, partial remission
  • Bipolar affective disorder, currently depressed, in partial remission
  • Bipolar disorder, depressed, in partial remission
  • Depressed bipolar I disorder in partial remission
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