Valid for Submission
G96.02 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of spinal cerebrospinal fluid leak, spontaneous. The code G96.02 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
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 coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code G96.02:
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
- Spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid leak from spine
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 G96.02 are found in the index:
- CEREBROSPINAL FLUID LEAK-. discharge of cerebrospinal fluid through a hole through the skull bone most commonly draining from the nose cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea or the ear cerebrospinal fluid otorrhea.
G9602 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):