Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 300.00
Anxiety state, unspecified
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 300.00 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 300.00 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: 300.00 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM F41.9 Anxiety disorder, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety disorder
  • Anxiety in childbirth
  • Anxiety postpartum
  • Anxiety, chronic
  • Chronic anxiety
  • Postpartum anxiety
  • Postpartum anxiety (after childbirth)
Clinical Information
  • Apprehension of danger and dread accompanied by restlessness, tension, tachycardia, and dyspnea unattached to a clearly identifiable stimulus
  • Apprehension or fear of impending actual or imagined danger, vulnerability, or uncertainty
  • Feeling of distress or apprehension whose source is unknown
  • Term was discontinued in 1997. In 2000, the term was removed from all records containing it, and replaced with anxiety disorders, its postable counterpart
  • Unpleasant, but not necessarily pathological, emotional state resulting from an unfounded or irrational perception of danger; compare with fear and clinical anxiety
  • Vague uneasy feeling of discomfort or dread accompanied by an autonomic response (the source often nonspecific or unknown to the individual); a feeling of apprehension caused by anticipation of danger. It is an alerting signal that warns of impending danger and enables the individual to take measures to deal with threat
Applies To
  • Anxiety:
    • neurosis
    • reaction
    • state (neurotic)
  • Atypical anxiety disorder
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 300.00:
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