Non-specific code icon 2017 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G93.4

Other and unspecified encephalopathy

    2016 2017 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code

  • G93.4 is not a billable or specific ICD-10-CM diagnosis code as there are 3 codes below G93.4 that describe this diagnosis in greater detail.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G93.4. Other international versions of ICD-10 G93.4 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by a pathologic process involving the brain.
  • A disorder of the brain that can be caused by disease, injury, drugs, or chemicals.
  • A functional and/or structural disorder of the brain caused by diseases (e.g. Liver disease, kidney disease), medications, chemicals, and injuries.
  • Degenerative diseases of the brain.
Type 1 Excludes
  • alcoholic encephalopathy (G31.2)
  • encephalopathy in diseases classified elsewhere (G94)
  • hypertensive encephalopathy (I67.4)
  • toxic (metabolic) encephalopathy (G92)