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ICD-10-CM Code G36.0
Neuromyelitis optica [Devic]

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

G36.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of neuromyelitis optica [Devic]. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code G360 is used to code Neuromyelitis optica

Neuromyelitis optica (NMO), also known as Devic's disease or Devic's syndrome, is a heterogeneous condition consisting of the simultaneous inflammation and demyelination of the optic nerve (optic neuritis) and the spinal cord (myelitis). It can be monophasic or recurrent.

Specialty: Neurology
MeSH Code: D009471
ICD 9 Code: 341.0
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for G36.0 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.
Demyelination in optic neuritis
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Optic neuritis NOS - instead, use Code H46

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.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'G36.0 - Neuromyelitis optica [Devic]'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code G36.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Ophthalmoneuromyelitis (G36.0)
Neuroencephalomyelopathy, optic (G36.0)
Devic's disease (G36.0)


Neuromyelitis optica (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 341.0 was previously used, G36.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: G36 - Other acute disseminated demyelination

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/G360