Valid for Submission
R93.9 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of diagnostic imaging inconclusive due to excess body fat of patient. The code R93.9 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 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.
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 R93.9 are found in the index:
- - Findings, abnormal, inconclusive, without diagnosis - See Also: Abnormal;
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
|MS-DRG||MS-DRG Title||MCD||Relative Weight|
|947||SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS WITH MCC||23||1.1901|
|948||SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS WITHOUT MCC||23||0.7856|
The relative weight of a diagnostic related group determines the reimbursement rate based on the severity of a patient's illness and the associated cost of care during hospitalization.