ICD-10 Code N99.115

Postprocedural fossa navicularis urethral stricture

Version 2019 Billable Code Diagnoses For Males Only
ICD-10: N99.115
Short Description:Postprocedural fossa navicularis urethral stricture
Long Description:Postprocedural fossa navicularis urethral stricture

Valid for Submission

ICD-10 N99.115 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of postprocedural fossa navicularis urethral stricture. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

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)

Information for Medical Professionals

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 - Diagnoses for males only.

Convert N99.115 to ICD-9

The following crosswalk between ICD-10 to ICD-9 is based based on the General Equivalence Mappings (GEMS) information:

  • 598.2 - Postop urethral strictur (Approximate Flag)

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 N99.115 are found in the index:

Replacement Code

N99115 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

  • N99.114 - Postprocedural urethral stricture, male, unspecified

ICD-10 Footnotes

General Equivalence Map Definitions
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.

  • Approximate Flag - The approximate flag is on, indicating that the relationship between the code in the source system and the code in the target system is an approximate equivalent.
  • No Map Flag - The no map flag indicates that a code in the source system is not linked to any code in the target system.
  • Combination Flag - The combination flag indicates that more than one code in the target system is required to satisfy the full equivalent meaning of a code in the source system.