ICD-10-CM Code R76.11

Nonspecific reaction to tuberculin skin test without active tuberculosis

Version 2020 Replaced Code Billable Code No Valid Principal Dx

Valid for Submission

R76.11 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of nonspecific reaction to tuberculin skin test without active tuberculosis. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code R76.11 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like abnormal reaction to tuberculin test, delayed skin test reaction, finding of mantoux test, finding of mantoux test, finding of mantoux test, mantoux: delayed reaction, etc

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.

ICD-10:R76.11
Short Description:Nonspecific reaction to skin test w/o active tuberculosis
Long Description:Nonspecific reaction to tuberculin skin test without active tuberculosis

Replaced Code

This code was replaced in the 2020 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2019. This code was replaced for the FY 2020 (October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020).

  • Z22.7 - Latent tuberculosis
  • Z86.15 - Personal history of latent tuberculosis infection

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 R76.11:

Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
  • Abnormal result of Mantoux test
  • PPD positive
  • Tuberculin (skin test) positive
  • Tuberculin (skin test) reactor

Type 1 Excludes

Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • nonspecific reaction to cell mediated immunity measurement of gamma interferon antigen response without active tuberculosis R76.12

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 R76.11 are found in the index:


Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Abnormal reaction to tuberculin test
  • Delayed skin test reaction
  • Finding of Mantoux test
  • Finding of Mantoux test
  • Finding of Mantoux test
  • Mantoux: delayed reaction
  • Mantoux: positive
  • Nonspecific tuberculin test reaction

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code R76.11 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 177 - RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS AND INFLAMMATIONS WITH MCC
  • 178 - RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS AND INFLAMMATIONS WITH CC
  • 179 - RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS AND INFLAMMATIONS WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert R76.11 to ICD-9

  • 795.51 - Nonsp rea skn test wo tb

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