2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G96.8

Other specified disorders of central nervous system

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • G96.8 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 G96.8 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G96.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 G96.8 may differ.
The following code(s) above G96.8 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 G96.8:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Neurogenic claudication
ICD-10-CM G96.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 070 Nonspecific cerebrovascular disorders with mcc
  • 071 Nonspecific cerebrovascular disorders with cc
  • 072 Nonspecific cerebrovascular disorders without cc/mcc

Convert G96.8 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to G96.8:
  • Cyst (colloid) (mucous) (simple) (retention)
    • nervous system NEC G96.8
  • Deficiency, deficient
    • central nervous system G96.8
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • nervous system G98.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G98.8

      Other disorders of nervous system

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Nervous system disorder NOS
      • central G96.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G96.9

        Disorder of central nervous system, unspecified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        • specified NEC G96.8
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • nervous system G98.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G98.8

      Other disorders of nervous system

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Nervous system disorder NOS
      • central G96.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G96.9

        Disorder of central nervous system, unspecified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        • specified NEC G96.8
  • Trophoneurosis NEC G96.8

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G96.8
G95.8 Other specified diseases of spinal cord
G95.81 Conus medullaris syndrome
G95.89 Other specified diseases of spinal cord
G95.9 Disease of spinal cord, unspecified
G96 Other disorders of central nervous system
G96.0 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
G96.8 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
G97.2 Intracranial hypotension following ventricular shunting
G97.3 Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a nervous system organ or structure complicating a procedure
G97.31 Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a nervous system organ or structure complicating a nervous system procedure
G97.32 Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a nervous system organ or structure complicating other procedure
G97.4 Accidental puncture and laceration of a nervous system organ or structure during a procedure
G97.41 Accidental puncture or laceration of dura during a procedure

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