ICD-10-CM Code G93.4
Other and unspecified encephalopathy
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 G93.4 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of G93.4 that describes the diagnosis 'other and unspecified encephalopathy' in more detail.
- G93.4 Other and unspecified encephalopathy NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code G934 is used to code Encephalopathy
Encephalopathy /ɛnˌsɛfəˈlɒpəθi/ means disorder or disease of the brain. In modern usage, encephalopathy does not refer to a single disease, but rather to a syndrome of overall brain dysfunction; this syndrome can have many different organic and inorganic causes.
|ICD 9 Code:||348.30|
Coding Notes for G93.4 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
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."
- Alcoholic encephalopathy - instead, use code G31.2
- Encephalopathy in diseases classified elsewhere - instead, use Code G94
- Hypertensive encephalopathy - instead, use code I67.4
- Toxic (metabolic) encephalopathy - instead, use Code G92
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'G93.4 - Other and unspecified encephalopathy'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code G93.4. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.