ICD-10 Diagnosis Code G97.61

Postp hematoma of a nervous sys org fol a nervous sys proc

Diagnosis Code G97.61

ICD-10: G97.61
Short Description: Postp hematoma of a nervous sys org fol a nervous sys proc
Long Description: Postprocedural hematoma of a nervous system organ or structure following a nervous system procedure
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code G97.61

Valid for Submission
The code G97.61 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the nervous system (G00–G99)
    • Other disorders of the nervous system (G89-G99)
      • Intraop and postproc comp and disorders of nervous sys, NEC (G97)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code G97.61 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 919 - COMPLICATIONS OF TREATMENT WITH MCC
  • 920 - COMPLICATIONS OF TREATMENT WITH CC
  • 921 - COMPLICATIONS OF TREATMENT WITHOUT CC/MCC

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Replacement Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplacement Code
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2017. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2018 (October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018).

This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s) listed below:
  • G97.51 - Postproc hemor of a nervous sys org fol a nervous sys proc
  • G97.51 - Postproc hemor/hemtom of a nrv sys org fol a nrv sys proc


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