2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G81.0

Flaccid hemiplegia

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • G81.0 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM G81.0 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G81.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 G81.0 may differ.
The following code(s) above G81.0 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 G81.0:
  • G00-G99
    2020 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
  • G81
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G81

    Hemiplegia and hemiparesis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Note
    • This category is to be used only when hemiplegia (complete)(incomplete) is reported without further specification, or is stated to be old or longstanding but of unspecified cause. The category is also for use in multiple coding to identify these types of hemiplegia resulting from any cause.
    Type 1 Excludes
    Hemiplegia and hemiparesis
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
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to G81.0:
  • Hemiplegia G81.9-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G81.9-

    Hemiplegia, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • flaccid G81.0-

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G81.0
G73.7 Myopathy in diseases classified elsewhere
G80 Cerebral palsy
G80.0 Spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy
G80.1 Spastic diplegic cerebral palsy
G80.2 Spastic hemiplegic cerebral palsy
G80.3 Athetoid cerebral palsy
G80.4 Ataxic cerebral palsy
G80.8 Other cerebral palsy
G80.9 Cerebral palsy, unspecified
G81 Hemiplegia and hemiparesis
G81.0 Flaccid hemiplegia
G81.00 …… affecting unspecified side
G81.01 …… affecting right dominant side
G81.02 …… affecting left dominant side
G81.03 …… affecting right nondominant side
G81.04 …… affecting left nondominant side
G81.1 Spastic hemiplegia
G81.10 …… affecting unspecified side
G81.11 …… affecting right dominant side
G81.12 …… affecting left dominant side
G81.13 …… affecting right nondominant side

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.