ICD-10-CM Code F32.8
Other depressive episodes
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Mental Health CodeIndicates that the ICD code is referenced in DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Version 5)
F32.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other depressive episodes. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code F328 is used to code Atypical depression
Atypical depression, or depression with atypical features as it has been known in the DSM, is depression that shares many of the typical symptoms of the psychiatric syndromes major depression or dysthymia but is characterized by improved mood in response to positive events. In contrast, people with melancholic depression generally do not experience an improved mood in response to normally pleasurable events. Atypical depression also features significant weight gain or an increased appetite, hypersomnia, a heavy sensation in the limbs and interpersonal rejection sensitivity that results in significant social or occupational impairment.
|ICD 9 Code:||296.20|
Coding Notes for F32.8 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Atypical depression
- Post-schizophrenic depression
- Single episode of 'masked' depression NOS
- DRG Group #885 - Psychoses.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'F32.8 - Other depressive episodes'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code F32.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code F32.8 and a single ICD9 code, 296.82 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.