Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 788.69
Other abnormality of urination
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 788.69 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 788.69 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: 788.69 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM R39.19 Other difficulties with micturition
Approximate Synonyms
  • Abnormal urinary stream
  • Abnormal urination
  • Abnormality of urination
  • Automatic micturition
  • Bladder emptying inefficient
  • Difficulty initiating bladder emptying
  • Dysfunctional voiding of urine
  • Finding of desire for urination
  • Finding of frequency of urination
  • Has to make self urinate
  • Inappropriate urination
  • Incomplete urination
  • Infrequent urination
  • Lack of desire for urination
  • Micturition syncope
  • Must adopt particular posture to urinate
  • Must strain to pass urine
  • Unable to urinate lying down
  • Unaware of need to urinate
  • Urinary loss
  • Urinary symptom change
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 788.69:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • micturition NEC 788.69
  • Micturition
    • disorder NEC 788.69
  • Residual - see also condition
    • urine 788.69
  • Urine, urinary - see also condition
    • abnormality NEC 788.69
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