Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 788.91
Functional urinary incontinence
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 788.91 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 788.91 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: 788.91 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM R39.81 Functional urinary incontinence
Approximate Synonyms
  • Urinary incontinence, functional
Clinical Information
  • Inability of usually continent person to reach toilet in time to avoid unintentional loss of urine
  • Involuntary, unpredictable passage of urine
788.91 Excludes
  • urinary incontinence due to physiologic condition (788.30-788.39)
Applies To
  • Urinary incontinence due to cognitive impairment, or severe physical disability or immobility
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 788.91:
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