The ICD-10 Code for cerebral palsy is G80.9.
ICD-9-CM 343.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 343.9 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015.
Cerebral palsy is a group of neurological disorders that appear in infancy or early childhood and permanently affect body movement and muscle coordination. Cerebral palsy affects the motor area of the brain’s outer layer (called the cerebral cortex), the part of the brain that directs muscle movement, and also affects the ability to maintain posture and balance.
Those with cerebral palsy exhibit a wide variety of symptoms, including:
A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the average prevalence of cerebral palsy is 3.3 children per 1,000 live births.
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