ICD-10-CM Code N46
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 Code N46 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of N46 that describes the diagnosis 'male infertility' in more detail.
- N46 Male infertility NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code N46 is used to code Oligospermia
Oligozoospermia, refers to semen with a low concentration of sperm and is a common finding in male infertility. Often semen with a decreased sperm concentration may also show significant abnormalities in sperm morphology and motility (technically "oligoasthenoteratozoospermia"). There has been interest in replacing the descriptive terms used in semen analysis with more quantitative information.
|MeSH Codes:||, D007248, D007246,|
|ICD 9 Codes:||606.1, 606, 606.628, 606.0|
Coding Notes for N46 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Vasectomy status - instead, use code Z98.52
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Male (finding)
- Male sterility (finding)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for an external cause code
- Possible requirement for additional code to fully describe disease or condition
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'N46 - Male infertility'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code N46. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.