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ICD-10-CM Code N15.0
Balkan nephropathy

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

N15.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of balkan nephropathy. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code N150 is used to code Danubian endemic familial nephropathy

Danubian endemic familial nephropathy (DEFN) — also called Balkan endemic nephropathy — is a form of interstitial nephritis. It was first identified in the 1920s among several small, discrete communities along the Danube River and its major tributaries, in the modern countries of Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Romania and Bulgaria.

Specialty: Urology
MeSH Code: D001449

Areas in the Balkans with high prevalence

Coding Notes for N15.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
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Balkan endemic nephropathy

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #698-700 - Other kidney and urinary tract diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #698-700 - Other kidney and urinary tract diagnoses with CC.
  • DRG Group #698-700 - Other kidney and urinary tract diagnoses without CC or MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'N15.0 - Balkan nephropathy'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code N15.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Nephritis and nephropathy, not specified as acute or chronic, with other specified pathological lesion in kidney (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code N15.0 and a single ICD9 code, 583.89 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: N15 - Other renal tubulo-interstitial diseases

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