2021 ICD-10-CM Code R45

Symptoms and signs involving emotional state

Version 2021
Non-Billable Code
No Valid Principal Dx

Not Valid for Submission

R45 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of symptoms and signs involving emotional state. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

ICD-10:R45
Short Description:Symptoms and signs involving emotional state
Long Description:Symptoms and signs involving emotional state

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Symptoms and signs involving emotional state

Header codes like R45 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for symptoms and signs involving emotional state:

  • R45.0 - Nervousness
  • R45.1 - Restlessness and agitation
  • R45.2 - Unhappiness
  • R45.3 - Demoralization and apathy
  • R45.4 - Irritability and anger
  • R45.5 - Hostility
  • R45.6 - Violent behavior
  • R45.7 - State of emotional shock and stress, unspecified
  • R45.8 - Other symptoms and signs involving emotional state
  • R45.81 - Low self-esteem
  • R45.82 - Worries
  • R45.83 - Excessive crying of child, adolescent or adult
  • R45.84 - Anhedonia
  • R45.85 - Homicidal and suicidal ideations
  • R45.850 - Homicidal ideations
  • R45.851 - Suicidal ideations
  • R45.86 - Emotional lability
  • R45.87 - Impulsiveness
  • R45.89 - Other symptoms and signs involving emotional state

Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)