ICD-10-CM Code N99.115

Postprocedural fossa navicularis urethral stricture

Version 2020 Billable Code Diagnoses For Males Only

Valid for Submission

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 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The code N99.115 is applicable to male patients only. It is clinically and virtually impossible to use this code on a non-male patient.

ICD-10:N99.115
Short Description:Postprocedural fossa navicularis urethral stricture
Long Description:Postprocedural fossa navicularis urethral stricture

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:


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 .

Replacement Code

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

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

Convert N99.115 to ICD-9

  • 598.2 - Postop urethral strictur (Approximate Flag)

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 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