2021 ICD-10-CM Code R10.82

Rebound abdominal tenderness

Version 2021
Non-Billable Code
No Valid Principal Dx

Not Valid for Submission

R10.82 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of rebound abdominal tenderness. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Short Description:Rebound abdominal tenderness
Long Description:Rebound abdominal tenderness

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Rebound abdominal tenderness

Header codes like R10.82 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for rebound abdominal tenderness:

  • R10.821 - Right upper quadrant rebound abdominal tenderness
  • R10.822 - Left upper quadrant rebound abdominal tenderness
  • R10.823 - Right lower quadrant rebound abdominal tenderness
  • R10.824 - Left lower quadrant rebound abdominal tenderness
  • R10.825 - Periumbilic rebound abdominal tenderness
  • R10.826 - Epigastric rebound abdominal tenderness
  • R10.827 - Generalized rebound abdominal tenderness
  • R10.829 - ... unspecified site

Information for Patients

Abdominal Pain

Also called: Bellyache

Your abdomen extends from below your chest to your groin. Some people call it the stomach, but your abdomen contains many other important organs. Pain in the abdomen can come from any one of them. The pain may start somewhere else, such as your chest. Severe pain doesn't always mean a serious problem. Nor does mild pain mean a problem is not serious.

Call your health care provider if mild pain lasts a week or more or if you have pain with other symptoms. Get medical help immediately if

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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)