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ICD-10-CM Code R85
Abnormal findings in specimens from digestive organs and abdominal cavity

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 R85 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the ten child codes of R85 that describes the diagnosis 'abnormal findings in specimens from dgstv org/abd cav' in more detail.

Coding Notes for R85 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 peritoneal fluid
Abnormal findings in saliva
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."
Cloudy peritoneal dialysis effluent - instead, use code R88.0
Fecal abnormalities - instead, use code R19.5

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R85 - Abnormal findings in specimens from digestive organs and abdominal cavity'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R85. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

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