Valid for Submission
R85.3 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of abnormal level of substances chiefly nonmedicinal as to source in specimens from digestive organs and abdominal cavity. The code R85.3 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 R85.3 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like finding related to measurement of toxic substance or vomit toxicology: positive.
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 R85.3 are found in the index:
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Finding related to measurement of toxic substance
- Vomit toxicology: positive
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
Convert R85.3 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code R85.3 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.