2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G96.198

Other disorders of meninges, not elsewhere classified

    2021 - New Code Billable/Specific Code
  • G96.198 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • ICD-10-CM G96.198 is a new 2021 ICD-10-CM code that became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G96.198 - other international versions of ICD-10 G96.198 may differ.
The following code(s) above G96.198 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 G96.198:
  • G00-G99
    2021 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
ICD-10-CM G96.198 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 091 Other disorders of nervous system with mcc
  • 092 Other disorders of nervous system with cc
  • 093 Other disorders of nervous system without cc/mcc
Code History
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): New code

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to G96.198:
  • Calcification
    • falx cerebri G96.198
    • meninges G96.198 (cerebral) (spinal)
  • Cyst (colloid) (mucous) (simple) (retention)
    • dura (cerebral) G93.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G93.0

      Cerebral cysts

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Arachnoid cyst
      • Porencephalic cyst, acquired
      Type 1 Excludes
      • acquired periventricular cysts of newborn (P91.1)
      • congenital cerebral cysts (Q04.6)
      • spinal G96.198
    • meninges (cerebral) G93.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G93.0

      Cerebral cysts

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Arachnoid cyst
      • Porencephalic cyst, acquired
      Type 1 Excludes
      • acquired periventricular cysts of newborn (P91.1)
      • congenital cerebral cysts (Q04.6)
      • spinal G96.198
    • subdural (cerebral) G93.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G93.0

      Cerebral cysts

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Arachnoid cyst
      • Porencephalic cyst, acquired
      Type 1 Excludes
      • acquired periventricular cysts of newborn (P91.1)
      • congenital cerebral cysts (Q04.6)
      • spinal cord G96.198
    • spinal meninges G96.198
  • Deformity Q89.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.9

    Congenital malformation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital anomaly NOS
    • Congenital deformity NOS
    • choroid (congenital) Q14.3
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q14.3

      Congenital malformation of choroid

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      • plexus Q07.8
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q07.8

        Other specified congenital malformations of nervous system

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        Applicable To
        • Agenesis of nerve
        • Displacement of brachial plexus
        • Jaw-winking syndrome
        • Marcus Gunn's syndrome
        • acquired G96.198
    • meninges or membrane (congenital) Q07.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q07.9

      Congenital malformation of nervous system, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Congenital anomaly NOS of nervous system
      • Congenital deformity NOS of nervous system
      • Congenital disease or lesion NOS of nervous system
      • cerebral Q04.8
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q04.8

        Other specified congenital malformations of brain

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        Applicable To
        • Arnold-Chiari syndrome, type IV
        • Macrogyria
        • acquired G96.198
      • spinal cord (congenital) G96.198
        • acquired G96.198
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • meninges, specified type NEC G96.198
  • Fibrosis, fibrotic
    • meninges G96.198
  • Leptomeningopathy G96.198
  • Meningitis (basal) (basic) (brain) (cerebral) (cervical) (congestive) (diffuse) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (membranous) (metastatic) (nonspecific) (pontine) (progressive) (simple) (spinal) (subacute) (sympathetic) (toxic) G03.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G03.9

    Meningitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Arachnoiditis (spinal) NOS
    • ossificans G96.198
  • Meningocele (spinal) - see also Spina bifida
    • acquired G96.198 (traumatic)
  • Ossification
    • falx cerebri G96.198
    • meninges G96.198 (cerebral) (spinal)
  • Pseudomeningocele (cerebral) (infective) (post-traumatic) G96.198

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G96.198
G96.00 …… unspecified
G96.01 Cranial cerebrospinal fluid leak, spontaneous
G96.02 Spinal cerebrospinal fluid leak, spontaneous
G96.08 Other cranial cerebrospinal fluid leak
G96.09 Other spinal cerebrospinal fluid leak
G96.1 Disorders of meninges, not elsewhere classified
G96.11 Dural tear
G96.12 Meningeal adhesions (cerebral) (spinal)
G96.19 Other disorders of meninges, not elsewhere classified
G96.191 Perineural cyst
G96.198 Other disorders of meninges, not elsewhere classified
G96.8 Other specified disorders of central nervous system
G96.81 Intracranial hypotension
G96.810 …… unspecified
G96.811 …… spontaneous
G96.819 Other intracranial hypotension
G96.89 Other specified disorders of central nervous system
G96.9 Disorder of central nervous system, unspecified
G97 Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of nervous system, not elsewhere classified
G97.0 Cerebrospinal fluid leak from spinal puncture
G97.1 Other reaction to spinal and lumbar puncture

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