2021 ICD-10-CM Code G97.3

Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a nervous system organ or structure complicating a procedure

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

G97.3 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a nervous system organ or structure complicating a procedure. 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:G97.3
Short Description:Intraop hemor/hemtom of a nervous sys org comp a procedure
Long Description:Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a nervous system organ or structure complicating a procedure

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Intraop hemor/hemtom of a nervous sys org comp a procedure

Non-specific codes like G97.3 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 intraop hemor/hemtom of a nervous sys org comp a procedure:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use G97.31 for Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a nervous system organ or structure complicating a nervous system procedure
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use G97.32 for Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a nervous system organ or structure complicating other procedure

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 G97.3:


Type 1 Excludes

Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.

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)