Valid for Submission
G93.82 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of brain death. The code G93.82 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code G93.82 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like brainstem death, brainstem death criteria, brainstem death criteria fulfilled, brainstem death criteria fulfilled after first examination or brainstem death criteria fulfilled after second examination.
Index to Diseases and Injuries
The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code G93.82 are found in the index:
- - Death (cause unknown) (of) (unexplained) (unspecified cause) - R99
- - brain - G93.82
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Brainstem death
- Brainstem death criteria
- Brainstem death criteria fulfilled
- Brainstem death criteria fulfilled after first examination
- Brainstem death criteria fulfilled after second examination
- BRAIN DEATH-. a state of prolonged irreversible cessation of all brain activity including lower brain stem function with the complete absence of voluntary movements responses to stimuli brain stem reflexes and spontaneous respirations. reversible conditions which mimic this clinical state e.g. sedative overdose hypothermia etc. are excluded prior to making the determination of brain death. from adams et al. principles of neurology 6th ed pp348 9
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Information for Patients
End of Life Issues
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