2022 ICD-10-CM Code N95.0

Postmenopausal bleeding

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

ICD-10:N95.0
Short Description:Postmenopausal bleeding
Long Description:Postmenopausal bleeding

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)
    • Noninflammatory disorders of female genital tract (N80-N98)
      • Menopausal and other perimenopausal disorders (N95)

N95.0 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of postmenopausal bleeding. The code N95.0 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The ICD-10-CM code N95.0 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like abnormal vaginal bleeding, postcoital bleeding, postcoital finding, postmenopausal bleeding, postmenopausal postcoital bleeding , postmenopausal state, etc.

The code N95.0 is applicable to female patients only. It is clinically and virtually impossible to use this code on a non-female patient.

The code is commonly used in ob/gyn medical specialties to specify clinical concepts such as selected menopausal and other perimenopausal disorders.

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 N95.0 are found in the index:

Code Edits

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Approximate Synonyms

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

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Information for Patients


Menopause

Menopause is the time in a woman's life when her period stops. It usually occurs naturally, most often after age 45. Menopause happens because the woman's ovaries stop producing the hormones estrogen and progesterone.

A woman has reached menopause when she has not had a period for one year. Changes and symptoms can start several years earlier. They include

Some symptoms require treatment. Talk to your doctor about how to best manage menopause. Make sure the doctor knows your medical history and your family medical history. This includes whether you are at risk for heart disease, osteoporosis, or breast cancer.

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Vaginal Bleeding

Menstruation, or period, is a woman's monthly bleeding.Abnormal vaginal bleeding is different from normal menstrual periods. It could be bleeding that is between periods, is very heavy, or lasts much longer than usual. It also includes bleeding that happens before puberty or after menopause. Causes can include

Bleeding during pregnancy can have several different causes. It is not always serious, but to be safe you should contact your health care provider right away.

Pelvic exams, blood tests, imaging tests, and other procedures can help your health care provider diagnose the problem. Treatment depends on the cause. Treatments may include medicines, hormones, and surgery.


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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)