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ICD-10-CM Code R39.15
Urgency of urination

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

R39.15 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of urgency of urination. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


Coding Notes for R39.15 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."
Urge incontinence (N39.41, N39.46) - instead, use code N39.41

MS-DRG Mapping

  • 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 'R39.15 - Urgency of urination'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R39.15. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Urgency of urination (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 788.63 was previously used, R39.15 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: R39.1 - Other difficulties with micturition

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/R3915