2022 ICD-10-CM Code N83.4
Prolapse and hernia of ovary and fallopian tube

Version 2022
ICD-10:N83.4
Short Description:Prolapse and hernia of ovary and fallopian tube
Long Description:Prolapse and hernia of ovary and fallopian tube
Status: Not Valid for Submission

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)
    • Noninflammatory disorders of female genital tract (N80-N98)
      • Noninflammatory disord of ovary, fallop and broad ligament (N83)

N83.4 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of prolapse and hernia of ovary and fallopian tube. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

The code is commonly used in ob/gyn medical specialties to specify clinical concepts such as noninflammatory disorders of ovary, fallopian tubes, and broadligament.

Specific Coding for Prolapse and hernia of ovary and fallopian tube

Non-specific codes like N83.4 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for prolapse and hernia of ovary and fallopian tube:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use N83.40 for Prolapse and hernia of ovary and fallopian tube, unspecified side
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use N83.41 for Prolapse and hernia of right ovary and fallopian tube
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use N83.42 for Prolapse and hernia of left ovary and fallopian tube

Entries in the Index to Diseases and Injuries with references to N83.4

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 N83.4 are found in the index:

Information for Patients


Ovarian Disorders

The ovaries are part of the female reproductive system. Women have two ovaries, one on each side of the uterus. Each ovary is about the size and shape of an almond.

The ovaries produce and store a woman's eggs. During ovulation, an ovary releases an egg. If that egg is fertilized by a sperm, a pregnancy can occur. Ovaries also make the female hormones estrogen and progesterone. When a woman goes through menopause, her ovaries stop making those hormones and releasing eggs.

Problems with the ovaries include


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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)