ICD-10-CM Code R78.0
Finding of alcohol in blood
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
R78.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of finding of alcohol in blood. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
Coding Notes for R78.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional CodeUse Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
- External cause code See code Y90.-, for detail regarding alcohol level.
- DRG Group #894-897 - Alcohol or drug abuse or dependence, left ama.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R78.0 - Finding of alcohol in blood'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 R78.0 and a single ICD9 code, 790.3 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.