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ICD-10-CM Code R84
Abnormal findings in specimens from respiratory organs and thorax

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code R84 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the ten child codes of R84 that describes the diagnosis 'abnormal findings in specimens from resp org/thrx' in more detail.

Coding Notes for R84 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Includes Notes:
Includes notes further define, or give examples of, conditions included in the section.
Abnormal findings in bronchial washings
Abnormal findings in nasal secretions
Abnormal findings in pleural fluid
Abnormal findings in sputum
Abnormal findings in throat scrapings
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."
Blood-stained sputum - instead, use code R04.2

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R84 - Abnormal findings in specimens from respiratory organs and thorax'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R84. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

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