ICD-10-CM Code G70.81
Lambert-Eaton syndrome in disease classified elsewhere
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Manifestation CodeCertain ICD-10-CM codes identify an underlying condition known as an etiology code. Conditions that arise as a result of an underlying condition (etiology), are referred to as Manifestations. In ICD-10-CM, etiology codes must be coded first, followed by the manifestation codes. When a condition requires etiology and manifestation codes, there is a "use additional code" note following the etiology code and a "code first" note following the manifestation code.
G70.81 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of lambert-Eaton syndrome in disease classified elsewhere. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code G70 is used to code Nervous system disease
Coding Notes for G70.81 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
- Underlying disease
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Lambert-Eaton syndrome in neoplastic disease - instead, use code G73.1
- 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 'G70.81 - Lambert-Eaton syndrome in disease classified elsewhere'
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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 358.39 was previously used, G70.81 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.