ICD-10-CM Code N53.12

Painful ejaculation

Version 2020 Billable Code Diagnoses For Males Only

Valid for Submission

N53.12 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of painful ejaculation. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code N53.12 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like deep pain on intercourse, dyspareunia, dyspareunia - non-psychogenic, dyspareunia - non-psychogenic, dyspareunia due to non-psychogenic cause in the male, painful ejaculation, etc

The code N53.12 is applicable to male patients only. It is clinically and virtually impossible to use this code on a non-male patient.

ICD-10:N53.12
Short Description:Painful ejaculation
Long Description:Painful ejaculation

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 N53.12 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:

  • Deep pain on intercourse
  • Dyspareunia
  • Dyspareunia - non-psychogenic
  • Dyspareunia - non-psychogenic
  • Dyspareunia due to non-psychogenic cause in the male
  • Painful ejaculation
  • Painful orgasm
  • Painful sexual act of male
  • Sexual pain disorder
  • Superficial pain on intercourse

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code N53.12 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.

  • 729 - OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITH CC/MCC
  • 730 - OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert N53.12 to ICD-9

  • 608.89 - Male genital dis NEC (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)
    • Diseases of male genital organs (N40-N53)
      • Other male sexual dysfunction (N53)

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


Sexual Problems in Men

Many men have sexual problems. They become more common as men age. Problems can include

  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Reduced or lost interest in sex
  • Problems with ejaculation
  • Low testosterone

Stress, illness, medicines, or emotional problems may also be factors. Occasional problems with sexual function are common. If problems last more than a few months or cause distress for you or your partner, you should see your health care provider.


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