ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R40.241

Glasgow coma scale score 13-15

Diagnosis Code R40.241

ICD-10: R40.241
Short Description: Glasgow coma scale score 13-15
Long Description: Glasgow coma scale score 13-15
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R40.241

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The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2017. This codes was replaced for the FY 2018 (October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018).

This code was replaced in the 2018 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below.
  • R40.2410 - Glasgow coma scale score 13-15, unspecified time
  • R40.2411 - Glasgow coma scale score 13-15, in the field
  • R40.2412 - Glasgow coma scale score 13-15, EMR
  • R40.2413 - Glasgow coma scale score 13-15, at hospital admission
  • R40.2414 - Glasgow coma scale score 13-15, 24+hrs

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Symptoms and signs involving cognition, perception, emotional state and behavior (R40-R46)
      • Somnolence, stupor and coma (R40)

Information for Medical Professionals

According to ICD-10-CM guidelines this code should not to be used as a principal diagnosis code when a related definitive diagnosis has been established.
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