Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 781.94
Facial weakness
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 781.94 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 781.94 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 781.94 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM R29.810 Facial weakness
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat facial muscle weakness
  • Bilateral facial muscle weakness
  • Left facial muscle weakness
  • Right facial muscle weakness
  • Weakness of face muscles (finding)
  • Weakness of left facial muscles
  • Weakness of right facial muscles
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by a reduction in the strength of the facial muscles
  • A reduction in the strength of the facial muscles
781.94 Excludes
  • facial weakness due to late effect of cerebrovascular accident (438.83)
Applies To
  • Facial droop
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 781.94:
  • Droop
    • facial 781.94
  • Weak, weakness (generalized) 780.79
    • facial 781.94
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 781.94 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.