Valid for Submission
R78.3 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of finding of hallucinogen in blood. The code R78.3 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 R78.3 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like finding of hallucinogen in blood.
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.
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 R78.3 are found in the index:
- - Findings, abnormal, inconclusive, without diagnosis - See Also: Abnormal;
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Finding of hallucinogen in blood
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
Convert R78.3 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code R78.3 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.
Information for Patients
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