2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G96.811

Intracranial hypotension, spontaneous

    2021 - New Code Billable/Specific Code
  • G96.811 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • ICD-10-CM G96.811 is a new 2021 ICD-10-CM code that became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of G96.811 - other international versions of ICD-10 G96.811 may differ.
The following code(s) above G96.811 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 G96.811:
  • 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
  • G96.81
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G96.81

    Intracranial hypotension

      2021 - New Code Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated diagnoses, such as:
    • Brachial amyotrophy (G54.5)
    • Cerebrospinal fluid leak from spine (G96.02)
    • Cranial nerve disorders in diseases classified elsewhere (G53)
    • Nerve root and compressions in diseases classified elsewhere (G55)
    • Nonpyogenic thrombosis of intracranial venous system (I67.6)
    • Nontraumatic intracerebral hemorrhage (I61.-)
    • Nontraumatic subdural hemorrhage (I62.0-)
    • Other and unspecified cord compression (G95.2-)
    • Other secondary parkinsonism (G21.8)
    • Reversible cerebrovascular vasoconstriction syndrome (I67.841)
    • Spinal cord herniation (G95.89)
    • Stroke (I63.-)
    • Syringomyelia (G95.0)
    Intracranial hypotension
ICD-10-CM G96.811 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 070 Nonspecific cerebrovascular disorders with mcc
  • 071 Nonspecific cerebrovascular disorders with cc
  • 072 Nonspecific cerebrovascular disorders without cc/mcc
Code History
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): New code

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to G96.811:
  • Hypotension (arterial) (constitutional) I95.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I95.9

    Hypotension, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • intracranial G96.810
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G96.810

      Intracranial hypotension, unspecified

        2021 - New Code Billable/Specific Code
      • spontaneous G96.811

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To G96.811
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
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

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