Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 599.1
Urethral fistula
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 599.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 599.1 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 599.1 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM N36.0 Urethral fistula
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acquired urethrocutaneous fistula
  • Urethrocutaneous fistula
  • Urethrorectal fistula
Clinical Information
  • An abnormal communication between the urethra and another organ or anatomic site
599.1 Excludes
  • fistula:
Applies To
  • Fistula:
    • urethroperineal
    • urethrorectal
  • Urinary fistula NOS
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 599.1:
  • Fistula (sinus) 686.9
    • perineum, perineal (with urethral involvement) NEC 599.1
    • periurethral 599.1
    • rectourethral 599.1
    • urethra 599.1
      • congenital 753.8
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 016.3
    • urethroperineal 599.1
    • urethrorectal 599.1
    • urinary (persistent) (recurrent) 599.1
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 599.1 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.