Not Valid for Submission
G47 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of sleep 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 Sleep disorders
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 G47:
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 WAKE DISORDERS-. abnormal sleep wake schedule or pattern associated with the circadian rhythm which affect the length timing and/or rigidity of the sleep wake cycle relative to the day night cycle.
- SLEEP DISORDERS CIRCADIAN RHYTHM-. dyssomnias associated with disruption of the normal 24 hour sleep wake cycle secondary to travel e.g. jet lag syndrome shift work or other causes.
- SLEEP DISORDERS INTRINSIC-. dyssomnias i.e. insomnias or hypersomnias associated with dysfunction of internal sleep mechanisms or secondary to a sleep related medical disorder e.g. sleep apnea post traumatic sleep disorders etc.. from thorpy sleep disorders medicine 1994 p187
- DYSSOMNIAS-. a broad category of sleep disorders characterized by either hypersomnolence or insomnia. the three major subcategories include intrinsic i.e. arising from within the body sleep disorders intrinsic extrinsic secondary to environmental conditions or various pathologic conditions and disturbances of circadian rhythm. from thorpy sleep disorders medicine 1994 p187