ICD-10-CM Code G97.4

Accidental puncture and laceration of a nervous system organ or structure during a procedure

Version 2021 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

G97.4 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of accidental puncture and laceration of a nervous system organ or structure during a procedure. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:G97.4
Short Description:Accidental pnctr & lac of a nervous system org dur proc
Long Description:Accidental puncture and laceration of a nervous system organ or structure during a procedure

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • G97.41 - Accidental puncture or laceration of dura during a procedure
  • G97.48 - Accidental puncture and laceration of other nervous system organ or structure during a nervous system procedure
  • G97.49 - Accidental puncture and laceration of other nervous system organ or structure during other procedure

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the nervous system (G00–G99)
    • Other disorders of the nervous system (G89-G99)
      • Intraop and postproc comp and disorders of nervous sys, NEC (G97)

Code History

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