ICD-10-CM Code R87.6

Abnormal cytological findings in specimens from female genital organs

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code No Valid Principal Dx

Not Valid for Submission

R87.6 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of abnormal cytological findings in specimens from female genital organs. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:R87.6
Short Description:Abn cytolog findings in specmn from female genital organs
Long Description:Abnormal cytological findings in specimens from female genital organs

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

  • R87.61 - Abnormal cytological findings in specimens from cervix uteri
  • R87.610 - Atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance on cytologic smear of cervix (ASC-US)
  • R87.611 - Atypical squamous cells cannot exclude high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion on cytologic smear of cervix (ASC-H)
  • R87.612 - Low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion on cytologic smear of cervix (LGSIL)
  • R87.613 - High grade squamous intraepithelial lesion on cytologic smear of cervix (HGSIL)
  • R87.614 - Cytologic evidence of malignancy on smear of cervix
  • R87.615 - Unsatisfactory cytologic smear of cervix
  • R87.616 - Satisfactory cervical smear but lacking transformation zone
  • R87.618 - Other abnormal cytological findings on specimens from cervix uteri
  • R87.619 - Unspecified abnormal cytological findings in specimens from cervix uteri
  • R87.62 - Abnormal cytological findings in specimens from vagina
  • R87.620 - Atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance on cytologic smear of vagina (ASC-US)
  • R87.621 - Atypical squamous cells cannot exclude high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion on cytologic smear of vagina (ASC-H)
  • R87.622 - Low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion on cytologic smear of vagina (LGSIL)
  • R87.623 - High grade squamous intraepithelial lesion on cytologic smear of vagina (HGSIL)
  • R87.624 - Cytologic evidence of malignancy on smear of vagina
  • R87.625 - Unsatisfactory cytologic smear of vagina
  • R87.628 - Other abnormal cytological findings on specimens from vagina
  • R87.629 - Unspecified abnormal cytological findings in specimens from vagina
  • R87.69 - Abnormal cytological findings in specimens from other female genital organs

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 female genital organs (R87)

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