Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 791.5
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 791.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 791.5 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: 791.5 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM R81 Glycosuria
Approximate Synonyms
  • Glucosuria
  • Glucosuria (sugar in urine)
Clinical Information
  • Presence of glucose in the urine, especially the excretion of an abnormally large amount of sugar (glucose) in the urine
  • The appearance of an abnormally large amount of glucose in the urine, such as more than 500 mg/day in adults. It can be due to hyperglycemia or genetic defects in renal reabsorption (renal glycosuria)
791.5 Excludes
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 791.5:
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 791.5 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.