Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 799.22
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 799.22 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 799.22 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: 799.22 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM R45.4 Irritability and anger
Approximate Synonyms
  • Feeling irritable
Clinical Information
  • Abnormal or excessive excitability with easily triggered anger, annoyance, or impatience
  • An abnormal responsiveness or morbid excitability of an organ, its part, or entire organism or its part to stimuli
  • Used for human or animal populations
Applies To
  • Irritable
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 799.22:
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 799.22 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.