What is the ICD-10 Code for Spastic Quadriplegia Cerebral Palsy?

The ICD 10 Code for spastic quadriplegia cerebral palsy is G80.0.

About the ICD 10 Code for Spastic Quadriplegia Cerebral Palsy

G80.0 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement. The 2018 edition of ICD-10-CM G80.0 became effective on October 1, 2018.

Spastic Quadriplegia ICD 10 Replaces Spastic Quadriplegia ICD 9

The spastic quadriplegia ICD 10 code is a newer code that has replaced the spastic quadriplegia ICD 9 code. ICD-9-CM G80.0 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).


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Definition of ICD 10 Code for Spastic Quadriplegia: G80.0

Spastic quadriplegia is a form of cerebral palsy where a patient has lost use of his or her entire body. Of the three types of spastic cerebral palsy, it’s the most severe. A patient is unable to use his or her legs, arms and body. The spastic quadriplegia ICD 10 code G80.0 is different from the spastic quadriparesis ICD 10 code. The condition quadriparesis, also referred to as tetraparesis, is characterized by weakness in all four limbs, both arms and legs. The weakness may be temporary or permanent. The spastic quadriparesis ICD 10 code is G82.50 and can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.

Causes of Spastic Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy ICD 10 Code G80.0

Spastic quadriplegia is typically caused by brain damage before, during or shortly after birth. Many factors can contribute to an infant developing brain damage, including fetal infections, maternal infections, medical negligence or exposure to toxins.

Quantum Power Wheelchairs for Spastic Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy ICD 10

Quantum Rehab, the global leader in providing clinically-based, consumer-focused power wheelchairs, offers technologically-advanced models specifically meeting ICD Codes for spastic quadriplegia cerebral palsy, including ICD-10 G80.0. A patient can submit the ICD 10 code for spastic quadriplegia for reimbursement of a Quantum power wheelchair.

The Edge 3 Power Wheelchair accepts a full range of seating, positioning and electronics options to meet the needs of those living with spastic quadriplegia cerebral palsy. Available with optional iLevel® power adjustable seat height, patients can drive at 4.5 mph while elevated up to 12 inches. iLevel’s Extra Stability Technology® enhances daily functionality and quality of life for individuals with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy, enabling them to complete Mobility Related Activities of Daily Living (MRADLs), such as grooming, reaching, cooking, toileting and transferring. The Edge 3 electric wheelchair comes standard with front and rear LED fender lights, so users can see and be safely seen while crossing parking lots and streets.

A patient with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy may benefit from power positioning on his or her power wheelchair. TRU-Balance® 3 Power Positioning Systems on Quantum electric wheelchairs allows for quick and easy fine-tuning of adjustments to ensure the patient’s comfort. Optional configurations include power tilt, power recline, contoured seating, static seating, iLevel and manual recline.

Individuals living with spastic quadriplegic may require expandable electronics. Using Q-Logic 3 Advanced Drive Controls, a patient can drive their electric wheelchair with a joystick. Q-Logic 3 on power wheelchairs comes standard with wireless Bluetooth® programming through Windows devices. Bluetooth® provides user access to computer, tablet and phone functions using their Q-Logic 3 controller. Depending on their medical needs, patients may benefit from optional specialty drive controls, such as a chin control, head array or Stealth® iDrive