ICD-10-CM Code G24.5
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
G24.5 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of blepharospasm. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code G245 is used to code Blepharospasm
A blepharospasm (blĕf′ə-rō-spăz′əm) (from Greek: blepharon, eyelid, and spasm, an uncontrolled muscle contraction), is any abnormal contraction or twitch of the eyelid.
|ICD 9 Code:||333.81|
Left orbicularis oculi, seen from behind.
Coding Notes for G24.5 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Drug induced blepharospasm - instead, use code G24.01
- DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye with MCC.
- DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye without MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'G24.5 - Blepharospasm'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code G24.5. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 333.81 was previously used, G24.5 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.
Parent Code: G24 - Dystonia