Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 300.12
Dissociative amnesia
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 300.12 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 300.12 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Amnesia, dissociative
  • Amnesia, psychogenic
  • Psychogenic amnesia
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by a retrospective gap in memory of important personal information, usually of a traumatic or stressful nature; the memory loss far exceeds ordinary forgetfulness and is not the result of substance use or the consequence of a medical condition
Applies To
  • Hysterical amnesia
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 300.12 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM F44.0 Dissociative amnesia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 300.12:
  • Amnesia (retrograde) 780.93
    • dissociative 300.12
    • hysterical or dissociative type 300.12
    • psychogenic 300.12
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 300.12 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.