2021 ICD-10-CM Code R85.612

Low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion on cytologic smear of anus (LGSIL)

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

Valid for Submission

R85.612 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion on cytologic smear of anus (lgsil). The code R85.612 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 R85.612 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like abnormal anal papanicolaou smear or low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion 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:R85.612
Short Description:Low grade intrepith lesion cyto smr anus (LGSIL)
Long Description:Low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion on cytologic smear of anus (LGSIL)

Code Classification

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 R85.612 are found in the index:

Approximate Synonyms

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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)