Valid for Submission
R87.620 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance on cytologic smear of vagina (asc-us). The code R87.620 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 R87.620 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like abnormal vaginal papanicolaou smear or atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance on vaginal papanicolaou smear.
The code R87.620 is applicable to female patients only. It is clinically and virtually impossible to use this code on a non-female patient.
The code is commonly used in ob/gyn medical specialties to specify clinical concepts such as abnormal female genital cytology.
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.
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 R87.620 are found in the index:
- - Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - See Also: Anomaly;
The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Abnormal vaginal Papanicolaou smear
- Atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance on vaginal Papanicolaou smear