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Urology Coding Alert

ICD-10:
Transform Your Polyuria Coding in 2014

Knowing the ‘other’ designation is key. If a patient has polyuria, this means she is suffering from an excessive or abnormally large production of urine (over 2.5 to 3 liters per 24 hours in adults). ICD-9-CM Code: Currently, you are reporting this condition with 788.42 (Polyuria). ICD-10-CM Code: As of October 1, 2014, you should report R35.8 (Other polyuria) instead. [...]