Not Valid for Submission
R93.42 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of abnormal radiologic findings on diagnostic imaging of kidney. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 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.
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.
Specific Coding for Abnormal radiologic findings on diagnostic imaging of kidney
Non-specific codes like R93.42 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 radiologic findings on diagnostic imaging of kidney:
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 R93.42 are found in the index: