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ICD-10-CM Code N28.8
Other specified disorders of kidney and ureter

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 N28.8 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the seven child codes of N28.8 that describes the diagnosis 'other specified disorders of kidney and ureter' in more detail.

The ICD code N288 is used to code Nephroptosis

Nephroptosis (also called floating kidney or renal ptosis) is an abnormal condition in which the kidney drops down into the pelvis when the patient stands up. It is more common in women than in men. It has been one of the most controversial conditions among doctors in both its diagnosis and its treatments.

Specialty: Urology
MeSH Codes: , , ,
ICD 9 Codes: 593.0, 593.89, 753.22,
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for N28.8 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."
Hydroureter - instead, use code N13.4
Ureteric stricture with hydronephrosis - instead, use code N13.1
Ureteric stricture without hydronephrosis - instead, use code N13.5

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Mobile kidney (disorder)
  • Duplex kidney with reflux in one ureter (disorder)
  • Paraureteric urinoma (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'N28.8 - Other specified disorders of kidney and ureter'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code N28.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: N28 - Other disorders of kidney and ureter, not elsewhere classified

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