ICD-10-CM Code R45.8

Other symptoms and signs involving emotional state

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code No Valid Principal Dx

Not Valid for Submission

R45.8 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other symptoms and signs involving emotional state. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:R45.8
Short Description:Other symptoms and signs involving emotional state
Long Description:Other symptoms and signs involving emotional state

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • 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 Classification

  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Symptoms and signs involving cognition, perception, emotional state and behavior (R40-R46)
      • Symptoms and signs involving emotional state (R45)

Code History

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