Version 2024
No Valid Principal Dx

2024 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R45

Symptoms and signs involving emotional state

ICD-10-CM Code:
Short Description:
Symptoms and signs involving emotional state
Is Billable?
Not Valid for Submission
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Code Classification

  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified
    • Symptoms and signs involving cognition, perception, emotional state and behavior
      • Symptoms and signs involving emotional state

R45 is a non-specific 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 specific and is NOT valid for the year 2024 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.

According to ICD-10-CM guidelines this code should not to be used as a principal diagnosis code when a related definitive diagnosis has been established.

Specific Coding Applicable to Symptoms and signs involving emotional state

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

  • Use R45.0 for Nervousness - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use R45.1 for Restlessness and agitation - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use R45.2 for Unhappiness - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use R45.3 for Demoralization and apathy - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use R45.4 for Irritability and anger - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use R45.5 for Hostility - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use R45.6 for Violent behavior - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use R45.7 for State of emotional shock and stress, unspecified - BILLABLE CODE

  • R45.8 for Other symptoms and signs involving emotional state - NON-BILLABLE CODE

  • Use R45.81 for Low self-esteem - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use R45.82 for Worries - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use R45.83 for Excessive crying of child, adolescent or adult - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use R45.84 for Anhedonia - BILLABLE CODE

  • R45.85 for Homicidal and suicidal ideations - NON-BILLABLE CODE

  • Use R45.86 for Emotional lability - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use R45.87 for Impulsiveness - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use R45.88 for Nonsuicidal self-harm - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use R45.89 for Other symptoms and signs involving emotional state - BILLABLE CODE

Code History

  • FY 2024 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2023 through 9/30/2024
  • FY 2023 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2022 through 9/30/2023
  • FY 2022 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2021 through 9/30/2022
  • 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. This was the first year ICD-10-CM was implemented into the HIPAA code set.