Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 788.63
Urgency of urination
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 788.63 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 788.63 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: 788.63 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM R39.15 Urgency of urination
Approximate Synonyms
  • Benign prostatic hypertrophy (enlarged prostate)
  • BPH w urinary urgency
  • Urgent desire to urinate
  • Urinary urgency
  • Urinary urgency due to benign prostatic hypertrophy
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by a sudden compelling urge to urinate
  • A sudden compelling urge to urinate
788.63 Excludes
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 788.63:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
  • Urination
    • urgency 788.63
  • Urine, urinary - see also condition
    • urgency 788.63
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