ICD-10-CM Code N99

Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of genitourinary system, not elsewhere classified

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

N99 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of genitourinary system, not elsewhere classified. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:N99
Short Description:Intraop and postproc comp and disorders of GU sys, NEC
Long Description:Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of genitourinary system, not elsewhere classified

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • N99.0 - Postprocedural (acute) (chronic) kidney failure
  • N99.1 - Postprocedural urethral stricture
  • N99.11 - Postprocedural urethral stricture, male
  • N99.110 - Postprocedural urethral stricture, male, meatal
  • N99.111 - Postprocedural bulbous urethral stricture, male
  • N99.112 - Postprocedural membranous urethral stricture, male
  • N99.113 - Postprocedural anterior bulbous urethral stricture, male
  • N99.114 - Postprocedural urethral stricture, male, unspecified
  • N99.115 - Postprocedural fossa navicularis urethral stricture
  • N99.116 - Postprocedural urethral stricture, male, overlapping sites
  • N99.12 - Postprocedural urethral stricture, female
  • N99.2 - Postprocedural adhesions of vagina
  • N99.3 - Prolapse of vaginal vault after hysterectomy
  • N99.4 - Postprocedural pelvic peritoneal adhesions
  • N99.5 - Complications of stoma of urinary tract
  • N99.51 - Complication of cystostomy
  • N99.510 - Cystostomy hemorrhage
  • N99.511 - Cystostomy infection
  • N99.512 - Cystostomy malfunction
  • N99.518 - Other cystostomy complication
  • N99.52 - Complication of incontinent external stoma of urinary tract
  • N99.520 - Hemorrhage of incontinent external stoma of urinary tract
  • N99.521 - Infection of incontinent external stoma of urinary tract
  • N99.522 - Malfunction of incontinent external stoma of urinary tract
  • N99.523 - Herniation of incontinent stoma of urinary tract
  • N99.524 - Stenosis of incontinent stoma of urinary tract
  • N99.528 - Other complication of incontinent external stoma of urinary tract
  • N99.53 - Complication of continent stoma of urinary tract
  • N99.530 - Hemorrhage of continent stoma of urinary tract
  • N99.531 - Infection of continent stoma of urinary tract
  • N99.532 - Malfunction of continent stoma of urinary tract
  • N99.533 - Herniation of continent stoma of urinary tract
  • N99.534 - Stenosis of continent stoma of urinary tract
  • N99.538 - Other complication of continent stoma of urinary tract
  • N99.6 - Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a genitourinary system organ or structure complicating a procedure
  • N99.61 - Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a genitourinary system organ or structure complicating a genitourinary system procedure
  • N99.62 - Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a genitourinary system organ or structure complicating other procedure
  • N99.7 - Accidental puncture and laceration of a genitourinary system organ or structure during a procedure
  • N99.71 - Accidental puncture and laceration of a genitourinary system organ or structure during a genitourinary system procedure
  • N99.72 - Accidental puncture and laceration of a genitourinary system organ or structure during other procedure
  • N99.8 - Other intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of genitourinary system
  • N99.81 - Other intraoperative complications of genitourinary system
  • N99.82 - Postprocedural hemorrhage of a genitourinary system organ or structure following a procedure
  • N99.820 - Postprocedural hemorrhage of a genitourinary system organ or structure following a genitourinary system procedure
  • N99.821 - Postprocedural hemorrhage of a genitourinary system organ or structure following other procedure
  • N99.83 - Residual ovary syndrome
  • N99.84 - Postprocedural hematoma and seroma of a genitourinary system organ or structure following a procedure
  • N99.840 - Postprocedural hematoma of a genitourinary system organ or structure following a genitourinary system procedure
  • N99.841 - Postprocedural hematoma of a genitourinary system organ or structure following other procedure
  • N99.842 - Postprocedural seroma of a genitourinary system organ or structure following a genitourinary system procedure
  • N99.843 - Postprocedural seroma of a genitourinary system organ or structure following other procedure
  • N99.85 - Post endometrial ablation syndrome
  • N99.89 - Other postprocedural complications and disorders of genitourinary system

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code N99:

Type 2 Excludes

Type 2 Excludes
A type 2 excludes note represents "Not included here". An excludes2 note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition represented by the code, but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When an Excludes2 note appears under a code, it is acceptable to use both the code and the excluded code together, when appropriate.
  • irradiation cystitis N30.4
  • postoophorectomy osteoporosis with current pathological fracture M80.8
  • postoophorectomy osteoporosis without current pathological fracture M81.8

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)
    • Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of genitourinary system, not elsewhere classified (N99)
      • Intraop and postproc comp and disorders of GU sys, NEC (N99)

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