ICD-10-CM Code G13.8
Systemic atrophy primarily affecting central nervous system in other diseases classified elsewhere
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Manifestation CodeCertain ICD-10-CM codes identify an underlying condition known as an etiology code. Conditions that arise as a result of an underlying condition (etiology), are referred to as Manifestations. In ICD-10-CM, etiology codes must be coded first, followed by the manifestation codes. When a condition requires etiology and manifestation codes, there is a "use additional code" note following the etiology code and a "code first" note following the manifestation code.
G13.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of systemic atrophy primarily affecting central nervous system in other diseases classified elsewhere. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
Coding Notes for G13.8 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
- Underlying disease
- DRG Group #056-057 - Degenerative nervous system disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #056-057 - Degenerative nervous system disorders without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Myxedema cerebellar degeneration (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'G13.8 - Systemic atrophy primarily affecting central nervous system in other diseases classified elsewhere'
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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 G13.8 and a single ICD9 code, 331.7 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.