Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 788.31
Urge incontinence
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 788.31 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 788.31 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: 788.31 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM N39.41 Urge incontinence
Approximate Synonyms
  • Urge incontinence of urine
Clinical Information
  • Involuntary discharge of urine that is associated with an abrupt and strong desire to void. It is usually related to the involuntary contractions of the detrusor muscle of the bladder (detrusor hyperreflexia or detrusor instability)
  • Involuntary passage of urine following a sense of urgency to void
  • Involuntary passage of urine occurring soon after a strong sense of urgency to void
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 788.31:
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