Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified
Abnormal findings on examination of urine, without diagnosis
2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R81
2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
- R81 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
- The 2018 edition of ICD-10-CM R81 became effective on October 1, 2017.
- This is the American ICD-10-CM version of R81 - other international versions of ICD-10 R81 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as R81. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
The following code(s) above R81
contain annotation back-references
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
- Applicable To annotations, or
- Code Also annotations, or
- Code First annotations, or
- Excludes1 annotations, or
- Excludes2 annotations, or
- Includes annotations, or
- Note annotations, or
- Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to R81
- Glucosuria (sugar in urine)
ICD-10-CM R81 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):
- Presence of glucose in the urine, especially the excretion of an abnormally large amount of sugar (glucose) in the urine.
- The appearance of an abnormally large amount of glucose in the urine, such as more than 500 mg/day in adults. It can be due to hyperglycemia or genetic defects in renal reabsorption (renal glycosuria).
- 637 Diabetes with mcc
- 638 Diabetes with cc
- 639 Diabetes without cc/mcc
Convert R81 to ICD-9-CM
- 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
- 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
- 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to R81:
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To R81
Elevated C-reactive protein (CRP)
Other specified abnormal findings of blood chemistry
Abnormal finding of blood chemistry, unspecified
Persistent proteinuria, unspecified
Orthostatic proteinuria, unspecified
Bence Jones proteinuria
Other and unspecified abnormal findings in urine
Elevated urine levels of drugs, medicaments and biological substances
Abnormal urine levels of substances chiefly nonmedicinal as to source
Abnormal findings on microbiological examination of urine
Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.