2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G62.81

Critical illness polyneuropathy

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • G62.81 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM G62.81 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G62.81 - other international versions of ICD-10 G62.81 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Acute motor neuropathy
The following code(s) above G62.81 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 G62.81:
  • G00-G99
    2019 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
  • G60-G65
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range G60-G65

    Polyneuropathies and other disorders of the peripheral nervous system

    Type 1 Excludes
    Polyneuropathies and other disorders of the peripheral nervous system
Approximate Synonyms
  • Polyneuropathy (multiple nerve disorder)
ICD-10-CM G62.81 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 073 Cranial and peripheral nerve disorders with mcc
  • 074 Cranial and peripheral nerve disorders without mcc

Convert G62.81 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to G62.81:
  • Use Additional: R65.11
    , R65.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R65.11

    Systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) of non-infectious origin with acute organ dysfunction

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Use Additional
    • code to identify specific acute organ dysfunction, such as:
    • acute kidney failure (N17.-)
    • acute respiratory failure (J96.0-)
    • critical illness myopathy (G72.81)
    • critical illness polyneuropathy (G62.81)
    • disseminated intravascular coagulopathy [DIC] (D65)
    • encephalopathy (metabolic) (septic) (G93.41)
    • hepatic failure (K72.0-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R65.2

    Severe sepsis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Infection with associated acute organ dysfunction
    • Sepsis with acute organ dysfunction
    • Sepsis with multiple organ dysfunction
    • Systemic inflammatory response syndrome due to infectious process with acute organ dysfunction
    Code First
    • underlying infection, such as:
    • infection following a procedure (T81.4-)
    • infections following infusion, transfusion and therapeutic injection (T80.2-)
    • puerperal sepsis (O85)
    • sepsis following complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion (O03.87)
    • sepsis following ectopic and molar pregnancy (O08.82)
    • sepsis following incomplete spontaneous abortion (O03.37)
    • sepsis following (induced) termination of pregnancy (O04.87)
    • sepsis NOS (A41.9)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify specific acute organ dysfunction, such as:
    • acute kidney failure (N17.-)
    • acute respiratory failure (J96.0-)
    • critical illness myopathy (G72.81)
    • critical illness polyneuropathy (G62.81)
    • disseminated intravascular coagulopathy [DIC] (D65)
    • encephalopathy (metabolic) (septic) (G93.41)
    • hepatic failure (K72.0-)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to G62.81:
  • Neuropathy, neuropathic G62.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G62.9

    Polyneuropathy, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Neuropathy NOS
  • Polyneuropathy (peripheral) G62.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G62.9

    Polyneuropathy, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Neuropathy NOS
    • critical illness G62.81

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G62.81
G61.8 Other inflammatory polyneuropathies
G61.81 Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuritis
G61.82 Multifocal motor neuropathy
G61.89 Other inflammatory polyneuropathies
G61.9 Inflammatory polyneuropathy, unspecified
G62 Other and unspecified polyneuropathies
G62.0 Drug-induced polyneuropathy
G62.1 Alcoholic polyneuropathy
G62.2 Polyneuropathy due to other toxic agents
G62.8 Other specified polyneuropathies
G62.81 Critical illness polyneuropathy
G62.82 Radiation-induced polyneuropathy
G62.89 Other specified polyneuropathies
G62.9 Polyneuropathy, unspecified
G63 Polyneuropathy in diseases classified elsewhere
G64 Other disorders of peripheral nervous system
G65 Sequelae of inflammatory and toxic polyneuropathies
G65.0 Sequelae of Guillain-Barré syndrome
G65.1 Sequelae of other inflammatory polyneuropathy
G65.2 Sequelae of toxic polyneuropathy
G70 Myasthenia gravis and other myoneural disorders

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