Valid for Submission
R65.11 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of systemic inflammatory response syndrome (sirs) of non-infectious origin with acute organ dysfunction. The code R65.11 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code R65.11 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like acute organ dysfunction due to systemic inflammatory response syndrome, systemic inflammatory response syndrome or systemic inflammatory response syndrome associated with organ dysfunction.
The code R65.11 describes a circumstance which influences the patient's health status but not a current illness or injury. The code is unacceptable as a principal diagnosis.
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.
Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries
The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code R65.11:
Use Additional CodeUse Additional Code
The “use additional code” indicates that a secondary code could be used to further specify the patient’s condition. This note is not mandatory and is only used if enough information is available to assign an additional code.
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 R65.11 are found in the index:
- - Syndrome - See Also: Disease;
- - System, systemic - See Also: condition;
The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Acute organ dysfunction due to systemic inflammatory response syndrome
- Systemic inflammatory response syndrome
- Systemic inflammatory response syndrome associated with organ dysfunction