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ICD-10-CM Code I69.96
Other paralytic syndrome following unspecified cerebrovascular disease

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 I69.96 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the six child codes of I69.96 that describes the diagnosis 'oth paralytic syndrome following unsp cerebvasc disease' in more detail.

The ICD code I69 is used to code Cerebrovascular disease

Cerebrovascular disease, stroke or cerebrovascular accident, is a vascular disease of the cerebral circulation. Arteries supplying oxygen to the brain are affected resulting in one of a number of cerebrovascular diseases. Most commonly this is a stroke or mini-stroke and sometimes can be a hemorrhagic stroke. Any of these can result in vascular dementia.

Cerebral angiogram of a carotid-cavernous fistula

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Coding Notes for I69.96 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Additional Code Note:
Use Additional Code
Use Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
Code to identify type of paralytic syndrome, such as:
Locked-in state See code G83.5
Quadriplegia See code G82.5-
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."
Hemiplegia/hemiparesis following unspecified cerebrovascular disease - instead, use code I69.95-
Monoplegia of lower limb following unspecified cerebrovascular disease - instead, use code I69.94-
Monoplegia of upper limb following unspecified cerebrovascular disease - instead, use code I69.93-

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'I69.96 - Other paralytic syndrome following unspecified cerebrovascular disease'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code I69.96. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: I69.9 - Sequelae of unspecified cerebrovascular diseases

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