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ICD-10-CM Code G81.9
Hemiplegia, unspecified

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code G81.9 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of G81.9 that describes the diagnosis 'hemiplegia, unspecified' in more detail.

The ICD code G819 is used to code Hemiparesis

Hemiparesis is weakness of the entire left or right side of the body. Hemiplegia is, in its most severe form, complete paralysis of half of the body. Hemiparesis and hemiplegia can be caused by different medical conditions, including congenital causes, trauma, tumors, or stroke.

Specialty: Neurology
MeSH Codes: D006429, D006429, D006429
ICD 9 Codes: 342.9, 948.9, 438.2
Source: Wikipedia

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'G81.9 - Hemiplegia, unspecified'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code G81.9. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: G81 - Hemiplegia and hemiparesis

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