ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R97.0

Elevated carcinoembryonic antigen [CEA]

Diagnosis Code R97.0

ICD-10: R97.0
Short Description: Elevated carcinoembryonic antigen [CEA]
Long Description: Elevated carcinoembryonic antigen [CEA]
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R97.0

Valid for Submission
The code R97.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Abnormal tumor markers (R97)
      • Abnormal tumor markers (R97)

Information for Medical Professionals

According to ICD-10-CM guidelines this code should not to be used as a principal diagnosis code when a related definitive diagnosis has been established.
Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code R97.0 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 947 - SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS WITH MCC
  • 948 - SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS WITHOUT MCC

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  • 795.81 - Elev ca-embryoic antigen

Synonyms
  • Carcinoembryonic antigen above reference range
  • Carcinoembryonic antigen present

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