Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N32.81

Overactive bladder

  • N32.81 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
  • On October 1, 2014 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, N32.81 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
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
Description 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 v30.0):
  • 698 Other kidney & urinary tract diagnoses with mcc
  • 699 Other kidney & urinary tract diagnoses with cc
  • 700 Other kidney & 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: