ICD-10-CM Code R79.81
Abnormal blood-gas level
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
R79.81 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of abnormal blood-gas level. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code R798 is used to code Azotemia
Azotemia (azot, "nitrogen" + -emia, "blood condition") is a medical condition characterized by abnormally high levels of nitrogen-containing compounds (such as urea, creatinine, various body waste compounds, and other nitrogen-rich compounds) in the blood. It is largely related to insufficient or dysfunctional filtering of blood by the kidneys. It can lead to uremia if not controlled.
|ICD 9 Code:||790.6|
- DRG Group #947-948 - Signs and symptoms with MCC.
- DRG Group #947-948 - Signs and symptoms without MCC.
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R79.81 - Abnormal blood-gas level'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R79.81. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
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 R79.81 and a single ICD9 code, 790.91 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.