Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 342
Hemiplegia and hemiparesis
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 4 ICD-9-CM codes below 342 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
This category is to be used when hemiplegia (complete) (incomplete) is reported without further specification, or is stated to be old or long-standing but of unspecified cause. The category is also for use in multiple coding to identify these types of hemiplegia resulting from any cause.
342 Excludes
  • congenital (343.1)
  • hemiplegia due to late effect of cerebrovascular accident (438.20-438.22)
  • infantile NOS (343.4)
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