ICD-10-CM Code G62.81
Critical illness polyneuropathy
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
G62.81 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of critical illness polyneuropathy. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code G628 is used to code Small fiber peripheral neuropathy
Small fiber peripheral neuropathy is a type of peripheral neuropathy that occurs from damage to the small unmyelinated peripheral nerve fibers. These fibers, categorized as C fibers, are present in skin, peripheral nerves, and organs. The role of these nerves is to innervate the skin (somatic fibers) and help control autonomic function (autonomic fibers). It is estimated that 15-20 million people in the United States suffer from some form of peripheral neuropathy.
Coding Notes for G62.81 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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.
- Acute motor neuropathy
- DRG Group #073-074 - Cranial and peripheral nerve disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #073-074 - Cranial and peripheral nerve disorders without MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'G62.81 - Critical illness polyneuropathy'
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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 357.82 was previously used, G62.81 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.