2023 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G91.8

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Other hydrocephalus

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  • G91.8 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2023 edition of ICD-10-CM G91.8 became effective on October 1, 2022.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G91.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 G91.8 may differ.
The following code(s) above G91.8 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 G91.8:
  • G00-G99
    2023 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
  • G91
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G91

    Hydrocephalus

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • acquired hydrocephalus
    Type 1 Excludes
    • Arnold-Chiari syndrome with hydrocephalus (Q07.-)
    • congenital hydrocephalus (Q03.-)
    • spina bifida with hydrocephalus (Q05.-)
    Hydrocephalus
ICD-10-CM G91.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v40.0):
  • 056 Degenerative nervous system disorders with mcc
  • 057 Degenerative nervous system disorders without mcc

Convert G91.8 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
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change
  • 2023 (effective 10/1/2022): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to G91.8:
  • Hydrocephalus (acquired) (external) (internal) (malignant) (recurrent) G91.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G91.9

    Hydrocephalus, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code
    • specified NEC G91.8

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G91.8
G90.59 Complex regional pain syndrome I of other specified site
G90.8 Other disorders of autonomic nervous system
G90.9 Disorder of the autonomic nervous system, unspecified
G90.A Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome [POTS]
G91 Hydrocephalus
G91.0 Communicating hydrocephalus
G91.1 Obstructive hydrocephalus
G91.2 (Idiopathic) normal pressure hydrocephalus
G91.3 Post-traumatic hydrocephalus, unspecified
G91.4 Hydrocephalus in diseases classified elsewhere
G91.8 Other hydrocephalus
G91.9 Hydrocephalus, unspecified
G92 Toxic encephalopathy
G92.0 Immune effector cell-associated neurotoxicity syndrome
G92.00 …… grade unspecified
G92.01 …… grade 1
G92.02 …… grade 2
G92.03 …… grade 3
G92.04 …… grade 4
G92.05 …… grade 5
G92.8 Other toxic encephalopathy

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