ICD-10-CM Code R86

Abnormal findings in specimens from male genital organs

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code No Valid Principal Dx

Not Valid for Submission

R86 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of abnormal findings in specimens from male genital organs. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:R86
Short Description:Abnormal findings in specimens from male genital organs
Long Description:Abnormal findings in specimens from male genital organs

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • R86.0 - Abnormal level of enzymes in specimens from male genital organs
  • R86.1 - Abnormal level of hormones in specimens from male genital organs
  • R86.2 - Abnormal level of other drugs, medicaments and biological substances in specimens from male genital organs
  • R86.3 - Abnormal level of substances chiefly nonmedicinal as to source in specimens from male genital organs
  • R86.4 - Abnormal immunological findings in specimens from male genital organs
  • R86.5 - Abnormal microbiological findings in specimens from male genital organs
  • R86.6 - Abnormal cytological findings in specimens from male genital organs
  • R86.7 - Abnormal histological findings in specimens from male genital organs
  • R86.8 - Other abnormal findings in specimens from male genital organs
  • R86.9 - Unspecified abnormal finding in specimens from male genital organs

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code R86:

Includes

Includes
This note appears immediately under a three character code title to further define, or give examples of, the content of the category.
  • abnormal findings in prostatic secretions
  • abnormal findings in semen, seminal fluid
  • abnormal spermatozoa

Type 1 Excludes

Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.

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 male genital organs (R86)

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