ICD-10-CM Code R93.421

Abnormal radiologic findings on diagnostic imaging of right kidney

Version 2020 Billable Code No Valid Principal Dx

Valid for Submission

R93.421 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of abnormal radiologic findings on diagnostic imaging of right kidney. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

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:R93.421
Short Description:Abnormal radiologic findings on dx imaging of r kidney
Long Description:Abnormal radiologic findings on diagnostic imaging of right kidney

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code R93.421 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.

  • 695 - KIDNEY AND URINARY TRACT SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS WITH MCC
  • 696 - KIDNEY AND URINARY TRACT SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS WITHOUT MCC

Replacement Code

R93421 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

  • R93.4 - Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of urinary organs

Convert R93.421 to ICD-9

  • 793.5 - Nonsp abn find-gu organs (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 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