2021 ICD-10-CM Code R89

Abnormal findings in specimens from other organs, systems and tissues

Version 2021
Non-Billable Code
No Valid Principal Dx

Not Valid for Submission

R89 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 other organs, systems and tissues. 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.

ICD-10:R89
Short Description:Abnormal findings in specimens from oth org/tiss
Long Description:Abnormal findings in specimens from other organs, systems and tissues

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Abnormal findings in specimens from oth org/tiss

Header codes like R89 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for abnormal findings in specimens from oth org/tiss:

  • R89.0 - Abnormal level of enzymes in specimens from other organs, systems and tissues
  • R89.1 - Abnormal level of hormones in specimens from other organs, systems and tissues
  • R89.2 - Abnormal level of other drugs, medicaments and biological substances in specimens from other organs, systems and tissues
  • R89.3 - Abnormal level of substances chiefly nonmedicinal as to source in specimens from other organs, systems and tissues
  • R89.4 - Abnormal immunological findings in specimens from other organs, systems and tissues
  • R89.5 - Abnormal microbiological findings in specimens from other organs, systems and tissues
  • R89.6 - Abnormal cytological findings in specimens from other organs, systems and tissues
  • R89.7 - Abnormal histological findings in specimens from other organs, systems and tissues
  • R89.8 - Other abnormal findings in specimens from other organs, systems and tissues
  • R89.9 - Unspecified abnormal finding in specimens from other organs, systems and tissues

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 R89:


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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)