ICD-10-CM Code R33
Retention of urine
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 R33 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of R33 that describes the diagnosis 'retention of urine' in more detail.
- R33 Retention of urine NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code R33 is used to code Urinary retention
Urinary retention, also known as ischuria, is an inability to completely empty the bladder. It is a common complication of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), though it can also be caused by:
|ICD 9 Code:||788.2|
Urinary retention with greatly enlarged bladder at CT.
Coding Notes for R33 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."
- Psychogenic retention of urine - instead, use code F45.8
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R33 - Retention of urine'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R33. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.