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ICD-10-CM Code R82.91
Other chromoabnormalities of urine

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

R82.91 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other chromoabnormalities of urine. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code R829 is used to code Crystalluria

Crystalluria refers to crystals found in the urine when performing a urine test. Crystalluria is considered as one of the side effects of sulfonamides and penicillins.

ICD 9 Code: 791.9

Struvite crystals found in a urinalysis

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for R82.91 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.
Chromoconversion (dipstick)
Idiopathic dipstick converts positive for blood with no cellular forms in sediment
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Hemoglobinuria - instead, use code R82.3
Myoglobinuria - instead, use code R82.1

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #695-696 - Kidney and urinary tract signs and symptoms with MCC.
  • DRG Group #695-696 - Kidney and urinary tract signs and symptoms without MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R82.91 - Other chromoabnormalities of urine'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R82.91. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Other nonspecific findings on examination of urine (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 R82.91 and a single ICD9 code, 791.9 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: R82.9 - Other and unspecified abnormal findings in urine

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