ICD-10-CM Code N70
Salpingitis and oophoritis
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016
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 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.
- N70 Salpingitis and oophoritis NON-BILLABLE
- N70.0 and oophoritis NON-BILLABLE
- N70.01 Acute salpingitis BILLABLE
- N70.02 Acute oophoritis BILLABLE
- N70.03 Acute salpingitis and oophoritis BILLABLE
- N70.1 and oophoritis NON-BILLABLE
- N70.11 Chronic salpingitis BILLABLE
- N70.12 Chronic oophoritis BILLABLE
- N70.13 Chronic salpingitis and oophoritis BILLABLE
- N70.9 Salpingitis and NON-BILLABLE
- N70.91 Salpingitis, unspecified BILLABLE
- N70.92 Oophoritis, unspecified BILLABLE
- N70.93 Salpingitis and oophoritis, unspecified BILLABLE
The ICD code N70 is used to code Oophoritis
Coding Notes for N70 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Includes Notes:
IncludesIncludes 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 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."
- Gonococcal infection - instead, use code A54.24
- Tuberculous infection - instead, use code A18.17