2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G93.82

Brain death

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • G93.82 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM G93.82 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G93.82 - other international versions of ICD-10 G93.82 may differ.
The following code(s) above G93.82 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 G93.82:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Electrocerebral silence
Clinical Information
  • A state of prolonged irreversible cessation of all brain activity, including lower brain stem function with the complete absence of voluntary movements, responses to stimuli, brain stem reflexes, and spontaneous respirations. Reversible conditions which mimic this clinical state (e.g., sedative overdose, hypothermia, etc.) are excluded prior to making the determination of brain death. (from Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp348-9)
ICD-10-CM G93.82 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 080 Nontraumatic stupor and coma with mcc
  • 081 Nontraumatic stupor and coma without mcc

Convert G93.82 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to G93.82:
  • Brain - see also condition
    • death G93.82
  • Death (cause unknown) (of) (unexplained) (unspecified cause) R99
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R99

    Ill-defined and unknown cause of mortality

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Death (unexplained) NOS
    • Unspecified cause of mortality
    • brain G93.82

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G93.82
G93.3 Postviral fatigue syndrome
G93.4 Other and unspecified encephalopathy
G93.40 Encephalopathy, unspecified
G93.41 Metabolic encephalopathy
G93.49 Other encephalopathy
G93.5 Compression of brain
G93.6 Cerebral edema
G93.7 Reye's syndrome
G93.8 Other specified disorders of brain
G93.81 Temporal sclerosis
G93.82 Brain death
G93.89 Other specified disorders of brain
G93.9 Disorder of brain, unspecified
G94 Other disorders of brain in diseases classified elsewhere
G95 Other and unspecified diseases of spinal cord
G95.0 Syringomyelia and syringobulbia
G95.1 Vascular myelopathies
G95.11 Acute infarction of spinal cord (embolic) (nonembolic)
G95.19 Other vascular myelopathies
G95.2 Other and unspecified cord compression
G95.20 Unspecified cord compression

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