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ICD-10-CM Code N13
Obstructive and reflux uropathy

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 N13 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the nine child codes of N13 that describes the diagnosis 'obstructive and reflux uropathy' in more detail.

The ICD code N13 is used to code Obstructive uropathy

Obstructive uropathy is a structural or functional hindrance of normal urine flow, sometimes leading to renal dysfunction (obstructive nephropathy).

Specialty: Urology
MeSH Codes: ,
ICD 9 Codes: 599.60,
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for N13 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Calculus of kidney and ureter without hydronephrosis - instead, use code N20.-
Congenital obstructive defects of renal pelvis and ureter (Q62.0-Q62.3) - instead, use code Q62.0-
Hydronephrosis with ureteropelvic junction obstruction - instead, use code Q62.1
Obstructive pyelonephritis - instead, use code N11.1

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'N13 - Obstructive and reflux uropathy'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code N13. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

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