Not Valid for Submission
R87 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of abnormal findings in specimens from female genital organs. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.
Specific Coding for Abnormal findings in specimens from female 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 R87:
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 secretion and smears from cervix uteri
- abnormal findings in secretion and smears from vagina
- abnormal findings in secretion and smears from vulva