ICD-10-CM Code N48.2
Other inflammatory disorders of penis
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 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.
- N48.2 Other inflammatory disorders of penis NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for N48.2 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional CodeUse 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 ExcludesType-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
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'N48.2 - Other inflammatory disorders of penis'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code N48.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.