ICD-10-CM Code G81.9
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 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.
- G81.9 Hemiplegia, unspecified NON-BILLABLE
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.
|MeSH Codes:||D006429, D006429, D006429|
|ICD 9 Codes:||342.9, 948.9, 438.2|
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.