ICD-10-CM Code R85.611

Atypical squamous cells cannot exclude high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion on cytologic smear of anus (ASC-H)

Version 2020 Billable Code No Valid Principal Dx

Valid for Submission

R85.611 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of atypical squamous cells cannot exclude high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion on cytologic smear of anus (asc-h). The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code R85.611 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like abnormal anal papanicolaou smear or atypical squamous cells on anal papanicolaou smear cannot exclude high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion.

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:R85.611
Short Description:Atyp squam cell not excl hi grd intrepith lesn cyto smr anus
Long Description:Atypical squamous cells cannot exclude high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion on cytologic smear of anus (ASC-H)

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 R85.611 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 anal Papanicolaou smear
  • Atypical squamous cells on anal Papanicolaou smear cannot exclude high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code R85.611 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.

  • 393 - OTHER DIGESTIVE SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITH MCC
  • 394 - OTHER DIGESTIVE SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITH CC
  • 395 - OTHER DIGESTIVE SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert R85.611 to ICD-9

  • 796.72 - Pap smear anus w ASC-H

Code Classification

  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Abnormal findings on examination of other body fluids, substances and tissues, without diagnosis (R83-R89)
      • Abnormal findings in specimens from dgstv org/abd cav (R85)

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