2021 ICD-10-CM Code R85.610

Atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance on cytologic smear of anus (ASC-US)

Version 2021
Billable Code
No Valid Principal Dx
MS-DRG Mapping

Valid for Submission

R85.610 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance on cytologic smear of anus (asc-us). The code R85.610 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 R85.610 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like abnormal anal papanicolaou smear or atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance on anal papanicolaou smear.

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:R85.610
Short Description:Atyp squam cell of undet signfc cyto smr anus (ASC-US)
Long Description:Atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance on cytologic smear of anus (ASC-US)

Code Classification

Index to Diseases and Injuries

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Code History

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