Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 606.9
Male infertility, unspecified
  • Billable Code
  • Adult Only Dx (15-124 years)
  • Male Only Dx
  • Short description: Male infertility NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 606.9 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 606.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Male infertility
Clinical Information
  • Infertility is a term doctors use if a man hasn't been able to get a woman pregnant after at least one year of trying. Male infertility can result from physical problems, hormone problems, and lifestyle or environmental factors.about a third of the time, infertility is because of a problem with the man. One third of the time, it is a problem with the woman. Sometimes no cause can be found.if you suspect you are infertile, see your doctor. There are tests that may tell if you have fertility problems. When it is possible to find the cause, treatments may include medicines, surgery, or assisted reproductive technologies. Happily, two-thirds of couples treated for infertility are able to have babies. dept. Of health and human services office on women's health
  • The inability of the male to effect fertilization of an ovum after a specified period of unprotected intercourse. Male sterility is permanent infertility.
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 606.9 is only applicable to adult patients aged 15 - 124 years inclusive.
  • 606.9 is only applicable to male patients.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 606.9 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N46.9 Male infertility, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 606.9:
  • Infertility
  • Sterility
    • male (see also Infertility, male) 606.9
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