ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R40.243

Glasgow coma scale score 3-8

Diagnosis Code R40.243

ICD-10: R40.243
Short Description: Glasgow coma scale score 3-8
Long Description: Glasgow coma scale score 3-8
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R40.243

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The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2016. This codes was replaced for the FY 2017 (October 1, 2016-September 30, 2017).

This code was replaced in the 2017 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below.
  • R40.2430 - Glasgow coma scale score 3-8, unspecified time
  • R40.2431 - Glasgow coma scale score 3-8, in the field
  • R40.2432 - Glasgow coma scale score 3-8, EMR
  • R40.2433 - Glasgow coma scale score 3-8, at hospital admission
  • R40.2434 - Glasgow coma scale score 3-8, 24+hrs

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Symptoms and signs involving cognition, perception, emotional state and behavior (R40-R46)
      • Somnolence, stupor and coma (R40)
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