Diagnosis Coding for Hydrocephalus

September 6, 2018

What is the ICD-10-CM code for hydrocephalus following an intraventricular hemorrhage?

That depends on how it is documented by the physician.  The code could be G91.0 (Communicating hydrocephalus) or G91.4 (Hydrocephalus in diseases classified elsewhere) or G91.8 (Other hydrocephalus).

*This response is based on the best information available as of 09/06/18.


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