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ICD-10-CM Code N48.2
Other inflammatory disorders of penis

NON-BILLABLE
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 N48.2 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of N48.2 that describes the diagnosis 'other inflammatory disorders of penis' in more detail.


Coding Notes for N48.2 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Additional Code Note:
Use Additional Code
Use Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
Code See Section B95-B97, to identify infectious agent.
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."
Balanitis - instead, use code N48.1
Balanitis xerotica obliterans - instead, use code N48.0
Balanoposthitis - instead, use code N47.6

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for causative agent code

Parent Code: N48 - Other disorders of penis

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/N482