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ICD-10-CM Code R09.89
Other specified symptoms and signs involving the circulatory and respiratory systems

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

R09.89 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other specified symptoms and signs involving the circulatory and respiratory systems. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code R098 is used to code Post-nasal drip

Post-nasal drip (PND, or post nasal drip syndrome, PNDS, also known as Upper Airways Cough Syndrome, UACS) occurs when excessive mucus is produced by the nasal mucosa. The excess mucus accumulates in the throat or back of the nose. It is caused by rhinitis, sinusitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), or by a disorder of swallowing (such as an esophageal motility disorder). It is frequently caused by an allergy, which may be seasonal or persistent throughout the year.

Specialty: Otorhinolaryngology
MeSH Codes: , , D006337
ICD 9 Codes: 784.91, 786.7, 785.9

Coding Notes for R09.89 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Bruit (arterial)
Abnormal chest percussion
Feeling of foreign body in throat
Friction sounds in chest
Chest tympany
Choking sensation
Rales
Weak pulse
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Foreign body in throat - instead, use code T17.2-
Wheezing - instead, use code R06.2

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #314-316 - Other circulatory system diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #314-316 - Other circulatory system diagnoses with CC.
  • DRG Group #314-316 - Other circulatory system diagnoses without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Difficulty in coughing up sputum (finding)
  • Does cough up sputum (finding)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R09.89 - Other specified symptoms and signs involving the circulatory and respiratory systems'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R09.89. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Scratchy throat (R09.89)
Rales (R09.89)
Runny nose (R09.89)
Choking sensation (R09.89)
Bruit(arterial) (R09.89)

Equivalent ICD-9 Codes GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Other symptoms involving cardiovascular system (approximate match)
Abnormal chest sounds (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code R09.89 and a single ICD9 code, 786.7 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: R09.8 - Other specified symptoms and signs involving the circulatory and respiratory systems

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/R0989