Specific code icon 2017 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N32.81

Overactive bladder

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • N32.81 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of N32.81. Other international versions of ICD-10 N32.81 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Clinical Information
  • Symptom of overactive detrusor muscle of the urinary bladder that contracts with abnormally high frequency and urgency. Overactive bladder is characterized by the frequent feeling of needing to urinate during the day, during the night, or both. Urinary incontinence may or may not be present.
Applicable To
  • Detrusor muscle hyperactivity
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bladder muscle dysfunction - overactive
  • Detrusor hyperreflexia
  • Detrusor hyperreflexia of bladder
Type 1 Excludes
  • frequent urination due to specified bladder condition- code to condition
ICD-10-CM N32.81 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 698 Other kidney and urinary tract diagnoses with mcc
  • 699 Other kidney and urinary tract diagnoses with cc
  • 700 Other kidney and urinary tract diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM N32.81 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM N32.81: