Specific code icon 2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R06.83

Snoring

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • R06.83 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of R06.83. Other international versions of ICD-10 R06.83 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Clinical Information
  • Rough, noisy breathing during sleep, due to vibration of the uvula and soft palate.
  • Whether you call it by its slang name, "sawing logs," or its medical name, "stertor," snoring is common. You snore when something blocks the flow of air through your mouth and nose. The sound is caused by tissues at the top of your airway that strike each other and vibrate. Many adults snore, especially men. Snoring may increase with age.however, snoring can also be a sign of a serious sleep disorder called sleep apnea. This means you stop breathing for periods of more than 10 seconds at a time while you sleep. Sleep apnea is serious, but there are treatments that can help. Children can also have sleep apnea. If your child snores frequently, have your health care provider check for sleep apnea.here are some tips for reducing snoring:
    • lose weight if you are overweight
    • cut down or eliminate alcohol and other sedatives at bedtime
    • avoid sleeping flat on your back
ICD-10-CM R06.83 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 204 Respiratory signs and symptoms

Convert ICD-10-CM R06.83 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM R06.83:
  • Snoring R06.83