ICD-10-CM Code R93.3

Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of other parts of digestive tract

Version 2020 Billable Code No Valid Principal Dx

Valid for Submission

R93.3 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of other parts of digestive tract. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code R93.3 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like abnormal radiographic imaging of pancreas, barium enema abnormal, barium follow through abnormal, barium meal abnormal, barium swallow abnormal, colonoscopy abnormal, etc

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.

ICD-10:R93.3
Short Description:Abnormal findings on dx imaging of prt digestive tract
Long Description:Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of other parts of digestive tract

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 R93.3 are found in the index:


Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Abnormal radiographic imaging of pancreas
  • Barium enema abnormal
  • Barium follow through abnormal
  • Barium meal abnormal
  • Barium swallow abnormal
  • Colonoscopy abnormal
  • Endoscopy abnormal
  • Endoscopy abnormal
  • Gallbladder not seen
  • Gastroscopy abnormal
  • Imaging of gastrointestinal tract abnormal
  • Nonvisualization of gallbladder
  • Radiologic finding of tumor invasion penetrating colonic serosa
  • X-ray of gastrointestinal tract abnormal

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code R93.3 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 391 - ESOPHAGITIS, GASTROENTERITIS AND MISCELLANEOUS DIGESTIVE DISORDERS WITH MCC
  • 392 - ESOPHAGITIS, GASTROENTERITIS AND MISCELLANEOUS DIGESTIVE DISORDERS WITHOUT MCC

Convert R93.3 to ICD-9

  • 793.4 - Nonsp abn find-gi tract (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging and in function studies, without diagnosis (R90-R94)
      • Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of body structures (R93)

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