ICD-10-CM Code R76.1

Nonspecific reaction to test for tuberculosis

Version 2021 Non-Billable Code No Valid Principal Dx

Not Valid for Submission

R76.1 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of nonspecific reaction to test for tuberculosis. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Short Description:Nonspecific reaction to test for tuberculosis
Long Description:Nonspecific reaction to test for tuberculosis

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • R76.11 - Nonspecific reaction to tuberculin skin test without active tuberculosis
  • R76.12 - Nonspecific reaction to cell mediated immunity measurement of gamma interferon antigen response without active tuberculosis

Code Classification

  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Abnormal findings on examination of blood, without diagnosis (R70-R79)
      • Other abnormal immunological findings in serum (R76)

Code History

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