Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 780.97
Altered mental status
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 780.97 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 780.97 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
780.97 Excludes
Applies To
  • Change in mental status
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 780.97 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM R41.82 Altered mental status, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 780.97:
  • Alteration (of), altered
    • mental status 780.97
  • Change(s) (of) - see also Removal of
    • mental (status) NEC 780.97
      • due to or associated with physical condition - see Syndrome, brain
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