Valid for Submission
F32.A is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of depression, unspecified. The code F32.A is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
Unspecified diagnosis codes like F32.A are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.
New 2022 ICD-10 Code
F32.A is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2022, effective October 1, 2021. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2021. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2022 (October 1, 2021 - September 30, 2022).
Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries
The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code F32.A:
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
- Depression NOS
- Depressive disorder NOS
Index to Diseases and Injuries
The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code F32.A are found in the index:
- - Depression (acute) (mental) - F32.A
- - Despondency - F32.A
- - Melancholia - F32.A
- INBREEDING DEPRESSION-. a reduced genetic variation and genetic fitness due to inbreeding.
- ADJUSTMENT DISORDERS-. maladaptive reactions to identifiable psychosocial stressors occurring within a short time after onset of the stressor. they are manifested by either impairment in social or occupational functioning or by symptoms depression anxiety etc. that are in excess of a normal and expected reaction to the stressor.
- AFFECTIVE DISORDERS PSYCHOTIC-. disorders in which the essential feature is a severe disturbance in mood depression anxiety elation and excitement accompanied by psychotic symptoms such as delusions hallucinations gross impairment in reality testing etc.
- BIPOLAR DISORDER-. a major affective disorder marked by severe mood swings manic or major depressive episodes and a tendency to remission and recurrence.
- DEPRESSION-. depressive states usually of moderate intensity in contrast with major depression present in neurotic and psychotic disorders.
- DEPRESSION CHEMICAL-. the decrease in a measurable parameter of a physiological process including cellular microbial and plant; immunological cardiovascular respiratory reproductive urinary digestive neural musculoskeletal ocular and skin physiological processes; or metabolic process including enzymatic and other pharmacological processes by a drug or other chemical.
- DEPRESSIVE DISORDER MAJOR-. disorder in which five or more of the following symptoms have been present during the same 2 week period and represent a change from previous functioning; at least one of the symptoms is either 1 depressed mood or 2 loss of interest or pleasure. symptoms include: depressed mood most of the day nearly every daily; markedly diminished interest or pleasure in activities most of the day nearly every day; significant weight loss when not dieting or weight gain; insomnia or hypersomnia nearly every day; psychomotor agitation or retardation nearly every day; fatigue or loss of energy nearly every day; feelings of worthlessness or excessive or inappropriate guilt; diminished ability to think or concentrate or indecisiveness nearly every day; or recurrent thoughts of death recurrent suicidal ideation without a specific plan or a suicide attempt. dsm 5
- DEPRESSIVE DISORDER-. an affective disorder manifested by either a dysphoric mood or loss of interest or pleasure in usual activities. the mood disturbance is prominent and relatively persistent.
- RESPIRATORY INSUFFICIENCY-. failure to adequately provide oxygen to cells of the body and to remove excess carbon dioxide from them. stedman 25th ed
- CORTICAL SPREADING DEPRESSION-. the decrease in neuronal activity related to a decrease in metabolic demand extending from the site of cortical stimulation. it is believed to be responsible for the decrease in cerebral blood flow that accompanies the aura of migraine with aura. campbell's psychiatric dictionary 8th ed.
- TOOTH MOVEMENT TECHNIQUES-. orthodontic techniques used to correct the malposition of a tooth or teeth.
- SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER-. a syndrome characterized by depressions that recur annually at the same time each year usually during the winter months. other symptoms include anxiety irritability decreased energy increased appetite carbohydrate cravings increased duration of sleep and weight gain. sad seasonal affective disorder can be treated by daily exposure to bright artificial lights phototherapy during the season of recurrence.
- DEPRESSION POSTPARTUM-. depression in postpartum women usually within four weeks after giving birth parturition. the degree of depression ranges from mild transient depression to neurotic or psychotic depressive disorders. from dsm iv p386
- LONG TERM SYNAPTIC DEPRESSION-. a persistent activity dependent decrease in synaptic efficacy between neurons. it typically occurs following repeated low frequency afferent stimulation but it can be induced by other methods. long term depression appears to play a role in memory.
- ECONOMIC RECESSION-. significant decline in economic activity spread across the economy lasting more than a few months normally visible in real gross domestic product real income employment industrial production and wholesale retail sales. national bureau of economic research inc www.nber.org/cycles.html accessed 4/23/2009
- DEPRESSIVE DISORDER TREATMENT RESISTANT-. failure to respond to two or more trials of antidepressant monotherapy or failure to respond to four or more trials of different antidepressant therapies. campbell's psychiatric dictionary 9th ed.
F32A replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):