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ICD-10-CM Code N11
Chronic tubulo-interstitial nephritis

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code N11 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of N11 that describes the diagnosis 'chronic tubulo-interstitial nephritis' in more detail.


The ICD code N11 is used to code Interstitial nephritis

Interstitial nephritis (or tubulo-interstitial nephritis) is a form of nephritis affecting the interstitium of the kidneys surrounding the tubules. This disease can be either acute, meaning it occurs suddenly, or chronic, meaning it is ongoing and eventually ends in kidney failure.

Specialty: Urology
MeSH Codes: D009395, D009395, D009395, D009395,
ICD 9 Codes: 580.89, 581.89, 582.89, 583.89,

Coding Notes for N11 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Includes Notes:
Includes
Includes notes further define, or give examples of, conditions included in the section.
Chronic infectious interstitial nephritis
Chronic pyelitis
Chronic pyelonephritis
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional Code
Use Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
Code See Section B95-B97, to identify infectious agent.

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/N11