2022 ICD-10-CM Code G97.8

Other intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of nervous system

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:G97.8
Short Description:Oth intraop and postproc comp and disorders of nervous sys
Long Description:Other intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of nervous system

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)

G97.8 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of nervous system. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 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.

Specific Coding for Oth intraop and postproc comp and disorders of nervous sys

Non-specific codes like G97.8 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 oth intraop and postproc comp and disorders of nervous sys:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use G97.81 for Other intraoperative complications of nervous system
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use G97.82 for Other postprocedural complications and disorders of nervous system
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use G97.83 for Intracranial hypotension following lumbar cerebrospinal fluid shunting
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use G97.84 for Intracranial hypotension following 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 G97.8:


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Use Additional Code
The “use additional code” indicates that a secondary code could be used to further specify the patient’s condition. This note is not mandatory and is only used if enough information is available to assign an additional code.

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)