2021 ICD-10-CM Code G73

Disorders of myoneural junction and muscle in diseases classified elsewhere

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

G73 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of disorders of myoneural junction and muscle in diseases classified elsewhere. The code is not specific and 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.

ICD-10:G73
Short Description:Disord of myoneural junction and muscle in dis classd elswhr
Long Description:Disorders of myoneural junction and muscle in diseases classified elsewhere

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Disord of myoneural junction and muscle in dis classd elswhr

Non-specific codes like G73 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 disord of myoneural junction and muscle in dis classd elswhr:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use G73.1 for Lambert-Eaton syndrome in neoplastic disease
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use G73.3 for Myasthenic syndromes in other diseases classified elsewhere
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use G73.7 for Myopathy in diseases classified elsewhere

Information for Patients


Neuromuscular Disorders

Neuromuscular disorders affect your neuromuscular system. They can cause problems with

These disorders can cause your muscles to become weak and waste away. You may also have symptoms such as spasms, twitching, and pain.

Examples of neuromuscular disorders include

There can be different causes for these diseases. Many of them are genetic.This means they are inherited (run in families) or are caused by a new mutation in your genes. Some neuromuscular disorders are autoimmune diseases. Sometimes the cause is not known.

Many neuromuscular diseases have no cure. But treatments may improve symptoms, increase mobility, and lengthen life.


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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)