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ICD-10-CM Code G30.8
Other Alzheimer's disease

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Mental Health
Mental Health Code
Indicates that the ICD code is referenced in DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Version 5)
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

G30.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other Alzheimer's disease. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code G30 is used to code Neurodegeneration

Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons. Many neurodegenerative diseases including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, and Huntington's occur as a result of neurodegenerative processes. Such diseases are incurable, resulting in progressive degeneration and/or death of neuron cells. As research progresses, many similarities appear that relate these diseases to one another on a sub-cellular level. Discovering these similarities offers hope for therapeutic advances that could ameliorate many diseases simultaneously. There are many parallels between different neurodegenerative disorders including atypical protein assemblies as well as induced cell death. Neurodegeneration can be found in many different levels of neuronal circuitry ranging from molecular to systemic.

Specialty: Neurology
MeSH Codes: D019636, D009422, D009422, D009422, D009422, D009422
ICD 9 Codes: , 320, 330, 340, 350, 359

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #056-057 - Degenerative nervous system disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #056-057 - Degenerative nervous system disorders without MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'G30.8 - Other Alzheimer's disease'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code G30.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Alzheimer's disease (approximate match)

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 G30.8 and a single ICD9 code, 331.0 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: G30 - Alzheimer's disease

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/G308