ICD-10-CM Code R79.82
Elevated C-reactive protein (CRP)
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
R79.82 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of elevated C-reactive protein (CRP). 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.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R79.82 - Elevated C-reactive protein (CRP)'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R79.82. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 790.95 was previously used, R79.82 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.
Parent Code: R79.8 - Other specified abnormal findings of blood chemistry