ICD-10-CM Code R36.9
Urethral discharge, unspecified
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
R36.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of urethral discharge, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
Coding Notes for R36.9 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Penile discharge NOS
- DRG Group #695-696 - Kidney and urinary tract signs and symptoms with MCC.
- DRG Group #695-696 - Kidney and urinary tract signs and symptoms without MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R36.9 - Urethral discharge, unspecified'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R36.9. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code R36.9 and a single ICD9 code, 788.7 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.