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ICD-10-CM Code N82
Fistulae involving female genital tract

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 N82 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the eight child codes of N82 that describes the diagnosis 'fistulae involving female genital tract' in more detail.

The ICD code N82 is used to code Obstetric fistula

Obstetric fistula (or vaginal fistula) is a medical condition in which a fistula (hole) develops between either the rectum and vagina (see rectovaginal fistula) or between the bladder and vagina (see vesicovaginal fistula) after severe or failed childbirth, when adequate medical care is not available. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) defines obstetric fistula as,

Specialty: Urology
MeSH Code: D014624
ICD 9 Code: 619

Areas where obstetric fistulae commonly occur

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for N82 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

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."
Vesicointestinal fistulae - instead, use code N32.1

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