Late Effects CVA ICD-10-CM Codes

Learn the ICD-10 Codes Used for Late Effects CVA and see how these codes help diagnose and track the consequences of strokes in healthcare.

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Late Effects CVA ICD-10-CM Codes
Late Effects CVA ICD-10-CM Codes

What ICD-10 Codes are Used for Late Effects CVA 


This ICD 10 late effects CVA code represents unspecified consequences of a previous cerebral infarction that occurred over 6 months ago, indicating either full recovery or minor lingering deficits with minimal impact on daily life.


This is one of the Late Effects CVA ICD Codes. It indicates weakness (hemiparesis) or paralysis (hemiplegia) on one side of the body after a cerebral infarction, affecting mobility, walking, and limb use.


This ICD 10 code for late effects of CVA represents sensory deficits, such as touch or pain loss, following a cerebral infarction, ranging from mild to severe and affecting the ability to perceive surroundings and prevent injury.


This ICD 10 code for late effects CVA covers other late effects of cerebral infarction not listed elsewhere, including issues like incontinence, depression, and personality changes.


This code is used for coordination loss (ataxia) following a cerebral infarction, affecting balance, gait, and fine motor skills.


This code signifies difficulty speaking (dysarthria) following a cerebral infarction, leading to unclear pronunciation and slurred speech.


This code is for epilepsy development following a cerebral infarction, resulting in recurrent seizures of varying duration.


This code represents other specified late effects of cerebral infarction not covered elsewhere, including symptoms like fatigue, sleep disturbances, and mood changes.

Which Late Effects CVA ICD codes are Billable: 

  • I69.30: Yes
  • I69.33: No
  • I69.34: No
  • I69.39: No
  • I69.391: Yes
  • I69.392: Yes
  • I69.393: Yes
  • I69.398: Yes

Clinical Information

  • A cerebrovascular accident (CVA), or stroke, results from a sudden disruption of blood flow to the brain, causing brain tissue damage.
  • Due to brain damage, late effects of CVA can manifest months or years after the initial stroke.
  • Late effects of CVA include cognitive deficits, aphasia, hemiparesis/hemiplegia, sensory deficits, ataxia, dysarthria, epilepsy, incontinence, depression, and personality changes, affecting daily life.
  • The severity of these late effects varies depending on the extent of brain damage, with some experiencing mild symptoms and others with more severe disabilities.
  • While there is no cure for late effects of CVA, treatments like physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, medication, and psychological counseling can help manage symptoms.
  • Timely intervention improves recovery chances, and individualized treatment plans with healthcare professionals are essential.

Synonyms Include:

  • CVA
  • Cognitive deficits
  • Aphasia
  • Hemiparesis/hemiplegia
  • Sensory deficits
  • Ataxia
  • Dysarthria
  • Epilepsy
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Commonly asked questions

When to use a Late Effects CVA ICD code?

Late Effects CVA ICD codes are used when documenting health conditions or symptoms that persist after the acute phase of a stroke (CVA). These codes help healthcare providers and insurance companies track and manage ongoing effects and complications related to a previous stroke.

What are the common treatments for Late Effects CVA Diagnosis Codes?

Common treatments for Late Effects CVA Diagnosis Codes may include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, medication management, and counseling to address the specific symptoms and challenges experienced by individuals with lingering effects of a stroke.

What does a diagnosis code for Late Effects CVA mean?

A diagnosis code for Late Effects CVA signifies that the patient is experiencing long-term consequences or complications stemming from a previous stroke. It serves as a standardized way to communicate and document these persistent effects for medical records, billing, and healthcare management purposes.

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