ICD-10-CM Code N82
Fistulae involving female genital tract
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 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.
- N82 Fistulae involving female genital tract NON-BILLABLE
- BILLABLE N82.0
- BILLABLE N82.1 female tract
- BILLABLE N82.2
- BILLABLE N82.3
- BILLABLE N82.4 female tract
- BILLABLE N82.5 genital
- BILLABLE N82.8 female genital tract
- BILLABLE N82.9 genital tract
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,
|ICD 9 Code:||619|
Areas where obstetric fistulae commonly occur
Coding Notes for N82 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
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."
- Vesicointestinal fistulae - instead, use code N32.1
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'N82 - Fistulae involving female genital tract'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code N82. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.