ICD-10-CM Code N99.71

Accidental puncture and laceration of a genitourinary system organ or structure during a genitourinary system procedure

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

N99.71 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of accidental puncture and laceration of a genitourinary system organ or structure during a genitourinary system procedure. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code N99.71 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like uterine perforation by uterine sound.

ICD-10:N99.71
Short Description:Acc pnctr & lac of a GU sys org during a GU sys procedure
Long Description:Accidental puncture and laceration of a genitourinary system organ or structure during a genitourinary system procedure

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 N99.71 are found in the index:


Synonyms

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

  • Uterine perforation by uterine sound

Convert N99.71 to ICD-9

  • 998.2 - Accidental op laceration (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 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