ICD-10 Code R93.812

Abnormal radiologic findings on diagnostic imaging of left testicle

Version 2019 Billable Code New Code No Valid Principal Dx Diagnoses For Males Only
ICD-10: R93.812
Short Description:Abnormal radiologic findings on dx imaging of left testicle
Long Description:Abnormal radiologic findings on diagnostic imaging of left testicle

Valid for Submission

ICD-10 R93.812 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of abnormal radiologic findings on diagnostic imaging of left testicle. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

New 2019 ICD-10 Code

R93.812 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2019, effective October 1, 2018. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2018. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2019 (October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019).

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)

Information for Medical Professionals

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.

Code Edits

The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:

  • Diagnoses for males only - Diagnoses for males only.

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). The diagnosis code R93.812 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V36.0 applicable from 10/01/2018 through 09/30/2019.

  • 302 - ATHEROSCLEROSIS WITH MCC
  • 303 - ATHEROSCLEROSIS WITHOUT MCC

Replacement Code

R93812 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

  • R93.8 - Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of body structures

ICD-10 Footnotes

General Equivalence Map Definitions
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.

  • Approximate Flag - The approximate flag is on, indicating that the relationship between the code in the source system and the code in the target system is an approximate equivalent.
  • No Map Flag - The no map flag indicates that a code in the source system is not linked to any code in the target system.
  • Combination Flag - The combination flag indicates that more than one code in the target system is required to satisfy the full equivalent meaning of a code in the source system.