Other abnormal findings of blood chemistry R79

  • R79 should not be used for reimbursement purposes. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM R79 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of R79 - other international versions of ICD-10 R79 may differ.
Use Additional:
  • code to identify any retained foreign body, if applicable (Z18.-)
Type 1 Excludes:
  • asymptomatic hyperuricemia (E79.0)
  • hyperglycemia NOS (R73.9)
  • hypoglycemia NOS (E16.2)
  • neonatal hypoglycemia (P70.3-P70.4)
  • specific findings indicating disorder of amino-acid metabolism (E70-E72)
  • specific findings indicating disorder of carbohydrate metabolism (E73-E74)
  • specific findings indicating disorder of lipid metabolism (E75.-)

Codes: = Billable

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.