Not Valid for Submission
R93.8 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 findings on diagnostic imaging of other specified body structures. 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 findings on diagnostic imaging of body structures
Non-specific codes like R93.8 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 on diagnostic imaging of body structures:
Convert R93.8 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code R93.8 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.