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ICD-10-CM Code G93.4
Other and unspecified encephalopathy

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 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.

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.

Specialty: Neurology
MeSH Code: D001927
ICD 9 Code: 348.30
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for G93.4 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-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.

Parent Code: G93 - Other disorders of brain

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