ICD-10-CM Code N47.3

Deficient foreskin

Version 2020 Billable Code Diagnoses For Males Only

Valid for Submission

N47.3 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of deficient foreskin. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code N47.3 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like fixed, retracted foreskin, foreskin deficient, foreskin retracts, narrow outlet of foreskin, retraction of foreskin - finding, retraction of foreskin - finding, etc

The code N47.3 is applicable to male patients only. It is clinically and virtually impossible to use this code on a non-male patient.

ICD-10:N47.3
Short Description:Deficient foreskin
Long Description:Deficient foreskin

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 N47.3 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:

  • Fixed, retracted foreskin
  • Foreskin deficient
  • Foreskin retracts
  • Narrow outlet of foreskin
  • Retraction of foreskin - finding
  • Retraction of foreskin - finding

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code N47.3 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 N47.3 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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