2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F32.9

Major depressive disorder, single episode, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • F32.9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM F32.9 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of F32.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 F32.9 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Depression NOS
  • Depressive disorder NOS
  • Major depression NOS
The following code(s) above F32.9 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
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  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to F32.9:
  • F01-F99
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range F01-F99

    Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental disorders

    Includes
    • disorders of psychological development
    Type 2 Excludes
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R99)
    Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • F32
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F32

    Major depressive disorder, single episode

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • single episode of agitated depression
    • single episode of depressive reaction
    • single episode of major depression
    • single episode of psychogenic depression
    • single episode of reactive depression
    • single episode of vital depression
    Type 1 Excludes
    • bipolar disorder (F31.-)
    • manic episode (F30.-)
    • recurrent depressive disorder (F33.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • adjustment disorder (F43.2)
    Major depressive disorder, single episode
Approximate Synonyms
  • Dementia, presenile with depression
  • Dementia, senile with depression
  • Depressed mood
  • Depression
  • Depression during labor and delivery
  • Depression in childbirth
  • Depression in pregnancy
  • Depression, major, single episode
  • Depression, reactive
  • Depression, unspecified
  • Depressive disorder
  • Depressive disorder in mother complicating pregnancy
  • Major depression, single episode
  • Major depressive disorder in childbirth
  • Major depressive disorder in pregnancy
  • Major depressive disorder, single episode
  • Mood disorder of depressed type
  • Mood disorder with depressive feature
  • Multi-infarct dementia with depression
  • Postpartum (after childbirth) depression
  • Presenile dementia with depression
  • Reactive depression
  • Reactive depression (situational)
  • Senile dementia with depression
  • Severe postnatal depression
  • Vascular dementia w depressed mood
  • Vascular dementia with depression
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by melancholic feelings of grief or unhappiness.
  • A melancholy feeling of sadness and despair.
  • A mental condition marked by ongoing feelings of sadness, despair, loss of energy, and difficulty dealing with normal daily life. Other symptoms of depression include feelings of worthlessness and hopelessness, loss of pleasure in activities, changes in eating or sleeping habits, and thoughts of death or suicide. Depression can affect anyone, and can be successfully treated. Depression affects 15-25% of cancer patients.
  • Affective disorder marked by dysphoric mood, inactivity, lack of interest, insomnia, feelings of worthlessness, diminished ability to think, and thoughts of suicide. Use depression (emotion) for nonclinical depression.
  • 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.
  • Depression is a serious medical illness that involves the brain. It's more than just a feeling of being "down in the dumps" or "blue" for a few days. If you are one of the more than 20 million people in the United States who have depression, the feelings do not go away. They persist and interfere with your everyday life. Symptoms can include
    • sadness
    • loss of interest or pleasure in activities you used to enjoy
    • change in weight
    • difficulty sleeping or oversleeping
    • energy loss
    • feelings of worthlessness
    • thoughts of death or suicide
    depression is a disorder of the brain. There are a variety of causes, including genetic, environmental, psychological, and biochemical factors. Depression usually starts between the ages of 15 and 30, and is much more common in women. Women can also get postpartum depression after the birth of a baby. Some people get seasonal affective disorder in the winter. Depression is one part of bipolar disorder.there are effective treatments for depression, including antidepressants and talk therapy. Most people do best by using both.
  • Depressive states usually of moderate intensity in contrast with major depression present in neurotic and psychotic disorders.
  • Marked depression appearing in the involution period and characterized by hallucinations, delusions, paranoia, and agitation.
  • Mild depression that is not considered clinical depression. For clinical depression, use major depression.
  • One or more periods of depression in the absence of history of manic or hypomanic episodes; chronic type lasts 2 or more years; melancholic type is more severe, has vegetative signs, and responds well to somatic therapy.
  • Unpleasant, but not necessarily irrational or pathological, mood state characterized by sadness, despair, or discouragement; "the blues"; may also involve low self-esteem, social withdrawal, and somatic symptoms such as eating and sleep disturbance.
ICD-10-CM F32.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 881 Depressive neuroses

Convert F32.9 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to F32.9:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To F32.9
F32 Major depressive disorder, single episode
F32.0 Major depressive disorder, single episode, mild
F32.1 Major depressive disorder, single episode, moderate
F32.2 Major depressive disorder, single episode, severe without psychotic features
F32.3 Major depressive disorder, single episode, severe with psychotic features
F32.4 Major depressive disorder, single episode, in partial remission
F32.5 Major depressive disorder, single episode, in full remission
F32.8 Other depressive episodes
F32.81 Premenstrual dysphoric disorder
F32.89 Other specified depressive episodes
F32.9 Major depressive disorder, single episode, unspecified
F33 Major depressive disorder, recurrent
F33.0 Major depressive disorder, recurrent, mild
F33.1 Major depressive disorder, recurrent, moderate
F33.2 Major depressive disorder, recurrent severe without psychotic features
F33.3 Major depressive disorder, recurrent, severe with psychotic symptoms
F33.4 Major depressive disorder, recurrent, in remission
F33.40 …… unspecified
F33.41 Major depressive disorder, recurrent, in partial remission
F33.42 Major depressive disorder, recurrent, in full remission
F33.8 Other recurrent depressive disorders

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.