Valid for Submission
R05.2 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of subacute cough. The code R05.2 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
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.
New 2022 ICD-10 Code
R05.2 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2022, effective October 1, 2021. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2021. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2022 (October 1, 2021 - September 30, 2022).
Index to Diseases and Injuries
The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code R05.2 are found in the index:
R052 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):