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ICD-10-CM Code G35
Multiple sclerosis

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

G35 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code G35 is used to code Demyelinating disease

A demyelinating disease is any disease of the nervous system in which the myelin sheath of neurons is damaged. This damage impairs the conduction of signals in the affected nerves. In turn, the reduction in conduction ability causes deficiency in sensation, movement, cognition, or other functions depending on which nerves are involved.

Specialty: Neurology
MeSH Codes: D003711, D003711, D003711
ICD 9 Codes: 340, 341, 357.0

Photomicrograph of a demyelinating MS-Lesion. Immunohistochemical staining for CD68 highlights numerous macrophages (brown). Original magnification 10×.

Coding Notes for G35 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Disseminated multiple sclerosis
Generalized multiple sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis NOS
Multiple sclerosis of brain stem
Multiple sclerosis of cord

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #058-060 - Multiple sclerosis and cerebellar ataxia with MCC.
  • DRG Group #058-060 - Multiple sclerosis and cerebellar ataxia with CC.
  • DRG Group #058-060 - Multiple sclerosis and cerebellar ataxia without CC or MCC.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Multiple sclerosis (exact match)

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 340 was previously used, G35 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/G35