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ICD-10-CM Code N13.4
Hydroureter

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

N13.4 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of hydroureter. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


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,

Coding Notes for N13.4 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Congenital hydroureter - instead, use code Q62.3-
Hydroureter with infection - instead, use code N13.6
Vesicoureteral-reflux with hydroureter - instead, use code N13.73-

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #691-694 - Urinary stones with esw lithotripsy with CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #691-694 - Urinary stones with esw lithotripsy without CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #691-694 - Urinary stones without esw lithotripsy with MCC.
  • DRG Group #691-694 - Urinary stones without esw lithotripsy without MCC.
  • DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for additional code to fully describe disease or condition

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'N13.4 - Hydroureter'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code N13.4. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Hydroureter (N13.4) (see: Hydronephrosis)

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Hydroureter (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 593.5 was previously used, N13.4 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: N13 - Obstructive and reflux uropathy

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/N134