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ICD-10-CM Code N70
Salpingitis and oophoritis

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 N70 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of N70 that describes the diagnosis 'salpingitis and oophoritis' in more detail.

The ICD code N70 is used to code Oophoritis

Oophoritis is an inflammation of the ovaries.

Specialty: Urology
MeSH Codes: D009869, D009869, D009869
ICD 9 Codes: 614.0, 614.1, 614.2
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for N70 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Includes Notes:
Includes notes further define, or give examples of, conditions included in the section.
Abscess (of) fallopian tube
Abscess (of) ovary
Tubo-ovarian abscess
Tubo-ovarian inflammatory disease
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."
Gonococcal infection - instead, use code A54.24
Tuberculous infection - instead, use code A18.17

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