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ICD-10-CM Code R41.81
Age-related cognitive decline

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Adult Only
Adult Only
Code is only used for patients 15 years old or older.
Mental Health
Mental Health Code
Indicates that the ICD code is referenced in DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Version 5)
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

R41.81 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of age-related cognitive decline. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code R418 is used to code Anosognosia

Anosognosia (/æˌnɒsɒɡˈnoʊziə/, /æˌnɒsɒɡˈnoʊʒə/; from Ancient Greek ἀ- a-, "without", νόσος nosos, "disease" and γνῶσις gnōsis, "knowledge") is a deficit of self-awareness, a condition in which a person who suffers some disability seems unaware of the existence of his or her disability. It was first named by the neurologist Joseph Babinski in 1914. Anosognosia results from physiological damage to brain structures, typically to the parietal lobe or a diffuse lesion on the fronto-temporal-parietal area in the right hemisphere. Whilst this distinguishes the condition from denial, which is a psychological defense mechanism, attempts have been made at a unified explanation. Anosognosia is sometimes accompanied by asomatognosia, a form of neglect in which patients deny ownership of their limbs.

ICD 9 Code: 780.9

Coding Notes for R41.81 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Senility NOS

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #884 - Organic disturbances and mental retardation.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R41.81 - Age-related cognitive decline'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R41.81. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Senility without mention of psychosis (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code R41.81 and a single ICD9 code, 797 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: R41.8 - Other symptoms and signs involving cognitive functions and awareness

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