Billable Medical Code for Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 430
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 430.
Subarachnoid hemorrhage is also known as cerebral aneurysm ruptured, nontraumatic anterior communicating artery subarachnoid hemorrhage (disorder), nontraumatic basilar artery subarachnoid hemorrhage (disorder), nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage, nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage with brain compression (disorder), nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage with coma and brain compression (disorder), non-traumatic subarachnoid intracranial hemorrhage, nontraumatic vertebral artery subarachnoid hemorrhage (disorder), ruptured cerebral aneurysm, subarachnoid hemorrhage with brain compression, subarachnoid hemorrhage with coma, terson syndrome, and terson’s syndrome (disorder). This excludes berry aneurysm nonruptured (437.3) and syphilitic ruptured cerebral aneurysm (094.87).
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Definition and Symptoms
Subarachnoid hemorrhage is bleeding in the area between the brain and the thin tissues that cover the brain. Causes can include bleeding disorder, head injury, and bleeding from a cerebral aneurysm. Symptoms include eye discomfort, muscle aches, numbness in the body, stiff neck, seizures, and vision problems.