2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G30

Alzheimer's disease

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Certain conditions have both an underlying etiology and multiple body system manifestations due to the underlying etiology. For such conditions the ICD-10-CM has a coding convention that requires the underlying condition be sequenced first followed by the manifestation. Wherever such a combination exists there is a "use additional code" note at the etiology code, and a "code first" note at the manifestation code. These instructional notes indicate the proper sequencing order of the codes, etiology followed by manifestation. In most cases the manifestation codes will have in the code title, "in diseases classified elsewhere." Codes with this title are a component of the etiology/manifestation convention. The code title indicates that it is a manifestation code. "In diseases classified elsewhere" codes are never permitted to be used as first listed or principle diagnosis codes. They must be used in conjunction with an underlying condition code and they must be listed following the underlying condition.
  • code to identify:
  • delirium, if applicable (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F05

    Delirium due to known physiological condition

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Acute or subacute brain syndrome
    • Acute or subacute confusional state (nonalcoholic)
    • Acute or subacute infective psychosis
    • Acute or subacute organic reaction
    • Acute or subacute psycho-organic syndrome
    • Delirium of mixed etiology
    • Delirium superimposed on dementia
    • Sundowning
    Code First
    • the underlying physiological condition
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    F05
    )
  • dementia with behavioral disturbance (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F02.81

    Dementia in other diseases classified elsewhere with behavioral disturbance

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code Manifestation Code
    Applicable To
    • Dementia in other diseases classified elsewhere with aggressive behavior
    • Dementia in other diseases classified elsewhere with combative behavior
    • Dementia in other diseases classified elsewhere with violent behavior
    • Major neurocognitive disorder in other diseases classified elsewhere with aggressive behavior
    • Major neurocognitive disorder in other diseases classified elsewhere with combative behavior
    • Major neurocognitive disorder in other diseases classified elsewhere with violent behavior
    Use Additional
    • code, if applicable, to identify wandering in dementia in conditions classified elsewhere (Z91.83)
    F02.81
    )
  • dementia without behavioral disturbance (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F02.80

    Dementia in other diseases classified elsewhere without behavioral disturbance

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code Manifestation Code
    Applicable To
    • Dementia in other diseases classified elsewhere NOS
    • Major neurocognitive disorder in other diseases classified elsewhere
    F02.80
    )
Type 1 Excludes
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A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as G30. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • senile degeneration of brain NEC (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G31.1

    Senile degeneration of brain, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    G31.1
    )
  • senile dementia NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F03

    Unspecified dementia

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Presenile dementia NOS
    • Presenile psychosis NOS
    • Primary degenerative dementia NOS
    • Senile dementia NOS
    • Senile dementia depressed or paranoid type
    • Senile psychosis NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • mild memory disturbance due to known physiological condition (F06.8)
    • senile dementia with delirium or acute confusional state (F05)
    F03
    )
  • senility NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R41.81

    Age-related cognitive decline

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)
    Applicable To
    • Senility NOS
    R41.81
    )
Includes
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"Includes" further defines, or give examples of, the content of the code or category.
  • Alzheimer's dementia senile and presenile forms
The following code(s) above G30 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to G30:
  • G00-G99
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range G00-G99

    Diseases of the nervous system

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the nervous system
Clinical Information Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to G30:
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G30
G25.70 Drug induced movement disorder, unspecified
G25.71 Drug induced akathisia
G25.79 Other drug induced movement disorders
G25.8 Other specified extrapyramidal and movement disorders
G25.81 Restless legs syndrome
G25.82 Stiff-man syndrome
G25.83 Benign shuddering attacks
G25.89 Other specified extrapyramidal and movement disorders
G25.9 Extrapyramidal and movement disorder, unspecified
G26 Extrapyramidal and movement disorders in diseases classified elsewhere
G30 Alzheimer's disease
G30.0 Alzheimer's disease with early onset
G30.1 Alzheimer's disease with late onset
G30.8 Other Alzheimer's disease
G30.9 Alzheimer's disease, unspecified
G31 Other degenerative diseases of nervous system, not elsewhere classified
G31.0 Frontotemporal dementia
G31.01 Pick's disease
G31.09 Other frontotemporal dementia
G31.1 Senile degeneration of brain, not elsewhere classified
G31.2 Degeneration of nervous system due to alcohol

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