Specific code icon 2017 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R15.1

Fecal smearing

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • R15.1 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 R15.1. Other international versions of ICD-10 R15.1 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Applicable To
  • Fecal soiling
Approximate Synonyms
  • Smearing feces
ICD-10-CM R15.1 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 391 Esophagitis, gastroenteritis and miscellaneous digestive disorders with mcc
  • 392 Esophagitis, gastroenteristis and miscellaneous digestive disorders without mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM R15.1 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM R15.1:
  • Fecal
  • smearing R15.1
    soiling R15.1
  • Smearing, fecal R15.1