Not Valid for Submission
G25 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other extrapyramidal and movement disorders. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.
Specific Coding for Other extrapyramidal and movement disorders
Header codes like G25 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for other extrapyramidal and movement disorders:
- G25.0 - Essential tremor
- G25.1 - Drug-induced tremor
- G25.2 - Other specified forms of tremor
- G25.3 - Myoclonus
- G25.4 - Drug-induced chorea
- G25.5 - Other chorea
- G25.6 - Drug induced tics and other tics of organic origin
- G25.61 - Drug induced tics
- G25.69 - Other tics of organic origin
- G25.7 - Other and unspecified drug induced movement disorders
- G25.70 - Drug induced movement disorder, unspecified
- G25.71 - Drug induced akathisia
- G25.79 - Other drug induced movement disorders
- G25.8 - Other specified extrapyramidal and movement disorders
- G25.81 - Restless legs syndrome
- G25.82 - Stiff-man syndrome
- G25.83 - Benign shuddering attacks
- G25.89 - Other specified extrapyramidal and movement disorders
- G25.9 - Extrapyramidal and movement disorder, unspecified
Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries
The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code G25:
Type 2 ExcludesType 2 Excludes
A type 2 excludes note represents "Not included here". An excludes2 note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition represented by the code, but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When an Excludes2 note appears under a code, it is acceptable to use both the code and the excluded code together, when appropriate.
- sleep related movement disorders G47.6
Information for Patients
Movement disorders are neurologic conditions that cause problems with movement, such as
- Increased movement that can be voluntary (intentional) or involuntary (unintended)
- Decreased or slow voluntary movement
There are many different movement disorders. Some of the more common types include
- Ataxia, the loss of muscle coordination
- Dystonia, in which involuntary contractions of your muscles cause twisting and repetitive movements. The movements can be painful.
- Huntington's disease, an inherited disease that causes nerve cells in certain parts of the brain to waste away. This includes the nerve cells that help to control voluntary movement.
- Parkinson's disease, which is disorder that slowly gets worse over time. It causes tremors, slowness of movement, and trouble walking.
- Tourette syndrome, a condition which causes people to make sudden twitches, movements, or sounds (tics)
- Tremor and essential tremor, which cause involuntary trembling or shaking movements. The movements may be in one or more parts of your body.
Causes of movement disorders include
- Damage to the brain, spinal cord, or peripheral nerves
- Metabolic disorders
- Stroke and vascular diseases
Treatment varies by disorder. Medicines can cure some disorders. Others get better when an underlying disease is treated. Often, however, there is no cure. In that case, the goal of treatment is to improve symptoms and relieve pain.
- Angelman syndrome (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Chronic motor tic disorder (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Facial tics (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Movement - uncontrollable (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Movement - uncontrolled or slow (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Movement - uncoordinated (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Movement - unpredictable or jerky (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation (NBIA) (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Tardive dyskinesia (Medical Encyclopedia)