Billable Medical Code for Unspecified Disorders of Menstruation and Other Abnormal Bleeding from Female Genital Tract
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 626.9
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 626.9.
The Short Description Is: Menstrual disorder NOS.
Dysfunctional uterine bleeding is also known as abnormal menstrual cycle, disorder associated with menstruation AND/OR menopause, disorder of menstruation, menstrual spotting, menstruation disorder, oligomenorrhea, perimenopausal disorder, and vaginal spotting.
Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding Definition and Symptoms
Dysfunctional uterine bleeding is any abnormal vaginal bleeding caused by hormone level changes. This most commonly occurs when the ovaries do not release an egg. Symptoms include bleeding that lasts for more than 7 days, hot flashes, mood swings, bleeding between periods, and heavier than normal bleeding.