ICD-10-CM Code R26.8
Other abnormalities of gait and mobility
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 R26.8 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of R26.8 that describes the diagnosis 'other abnormalities of gait and mobility' in more detail.
- R26.8 Other abnormalities of gait and mobility NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code R26 is used to code Gait abnormality
Gait abnormality is a deviation from normal walking (gait). Watching a patient walk is the most important part of the neurological examination. Normal gait requires that many systems, including strength, sensation and coordination, function in an integrated fashion. Many common problems in the nervous system and musculoskeletal system will show up in the way a person walks.
|ICD 9 Code:||781.2|
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Stumbling due to lack of coordination (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Fifth character required to further specify the site
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R26.8 - Other abnormalities of gait and mobility'
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