ICD-10-CM Code G24.9
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
G24.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of dystonia, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code G249 is used to code Dyskinesia
Dyskinesia refers to a category of movement disorders that are characterized by involuntary muscle movements, including movements similar to tics or chorea and diminished voluntary movements. Dyskinesia can be anything from a slight tremor of the hands to an uncontrollable movement of the upper body or lower extremities. Discoordination can also occur internally especially with the respiratory muscles and it often goes unrecognized. Dyskinesia is a symptom of several medical disorders that are distinguished by their underlying cause.
|ICD 9 Code:||333.8|
Coding Notes for G24.9 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
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- Dyskinesia NOS
- DRG Group #091-093 - Other disorders of nervous system with MCC.
- DRG Group #091-093 - Other disorders of nervous system with CC.
- DRG Group #091-093 - Other disorders of nervous system without CC or MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'G24.9 - Dystonia, unspecified'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code G24.9. 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 G24.9 and a single ICD9 code, 333.89 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.
Parent Code: G24 - Dystonia