2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N13.729

Vesicoureteral-reflux with reflux nephropathy without hydroureter, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • N13.729 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Vesicoureter-reflux w reflux nephropathy w/o hydrourt, unsp
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM N13.729 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of N13.729 - other international versions of ICD-10 N13.729 may differ.
The following code(s) above N13.729 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to N13.729:
  • N00-N99
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range N00-N99

    Diseases of the genitourinary system

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the genitourinary system
  • N10-N16
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range N10-N16

    Renal tubulo-interstitial diseases

    Includes
    • pyelonephritis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • pyeloureteritis cystica (N28.85)
    Renal tubulo-interstitial diseases
  • N13
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N13

    Obstructive and reflux uropathy

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • calculus of kidney and ureter without hydronephrosis (N20.-)
    • congenital obstructive defects of renal pelvis and ureter (Q62.0-Q62.3)
    • hydronephrosis with ureteropelvic junction obstruction (Q62.11)
    • obstructive pyelonephritis (N11.1)
    Obstructive and reflux uropathy
  • N13.7
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N13.7

    Vesicoureteral-reflux

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • reflux-associated pyelonephritis (N11.0)
    Vesicoureteral-reflux
Approximate Synonyms
  • Non-obstructive reflux-associated chronic pyelonephritis
  • Vesicoureteral reflux with reflux nephropathy
ICD-10-CM N13.729 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 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 N13.729 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to N13.729:
  • Reflux K21.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K21.9

    Gastro-esophageal reflux disease without esophagitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Esophageal reflux NOS

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To N13.729
N13.39 Other hydronephrosis
N13.4 Hydroureter
N13.5 Crossing vessel and stricture of ureter without hydronephrosis
N13.6 Pyonephrosis
N13.7 Vesicoureteral-reflux
N13.70 …… unspecified
N13.71 …… without reflux nephropathy
N13.72 Vesicoureteral-reflux with reflux nephropathy without hydroureter
N13.721 …… unilateral
N13.722 …… bilateral
N13.729 …… unspecified
N13.73 Vesicoureteral-reflux with reflux nephropathy with hydroureter
N13.731 …… unilateral
N13.732 …… bilateral
N13.739 …… unspecified
N13.8 Other obstructive and reflux uropathy
N13.9 Obstructive and reflux uropathy, unspecified
N14 Drug- and heavy-metal-induced tubulo-interstitial and tubular conditions
N14.0 Analgesic nephropathy
N14.1 Nephropathy induced by other drugs, medicaments and biological substances
N14.2 Nephropathy induced by unspecified drug, medicament or biological substance

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.