ICD-10-CM Code N47.1

Phimosis

Version 2020 Billable Code Diagnoses For Males Only

Valid for Submission

N47.1 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of phimosis. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code N47.1 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like acquired penile adhesion, acquired phimosis, acquired synechiae of foreskin of penis, congenital penile adhesion, congenital phimosis, foreskin does not retract, etc

The code N47.1 is applicable to male patients only. It is clinically and virtually impossible to use this code on a non-male patient.

ICD-10:N47.1
Short Description:Phimosis
Long Description:Phimosis

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code N47.1 are found in the index:


Code Edits

The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:

  • Diagnoses for males only - Medicare Code Editor detects inconsistencies between a patient’s sex and any diagnosis on the patient’s record, this code applies to MALES only .

Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Acquired penile adhesion
  • Acquired phimosis
  • Acquired synechiae of foreskin of penis
  • Congenital penile adhesion
  • Congenital phimosis
  • Foreskin does not retract
  • Functional disorder of penis
  • Iatrogenic phimosis
  • Phimosis
  • Preputial adhesions
  • Preputial adhesions
  • Redundant prepuce and phimosis
  • Retraction of foreskin - finding
  • Retraction of foreskin - finding
  • Tight foreskin
  • Tight frenulum of foreskin
  • Tightly retracted foreskin

Clinical Information

  • PHIMOSIS-. a condition in which the foreskin cannot be retracted to reveal the glans penis. it is due to tightness or narrowing of the foreskin opening.

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code N47.1 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 727 - INFLAMMATION OF THE MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM WITH MCC
  • 728 - INFLAMMATION OF THE MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM WITHOUT MCC

Convert N47.1 to ICD-9

  • 605 - Redun prepuce & phimosis (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)
    • Diseases of male genital organs (N40-N53)
      • Disorders of prepuce (N47)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020

Information for Patients


Penis Disorders

Problems with the penis can cause pain and affect a man's sexual function and fertility. Penis disorders include

  • Erectile dysfunction - inability to get or keep an erection
  • Priapism - a painful erection that does not go away
  • Peyronie's disease - bending of the penis during an erection due to a hard lump called a plaque
  • Balanitis - inflammation of the skin covering the head of the penis, most often in men and boys who have not been circumcised
  • Penile cancer - a rare form of cancer, highly curable when caught early

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