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ICD-10-CM Code C04.0
Malignant neoplasm of anterior floor of mouth

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

C04.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of malignant neoplasm of anterior floor of mouth. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code C04 is used to code Oral cancer

Oral cancer or mouth cancer, a type of head and neck cancer, is any cancerous tissue growth located in the oral cavity.

Specialty: Oncology, Otorhinolaryngology
MeSH Codes: D009062, D009062, D009062, D009062, D009062, D009062, D009062
ICD 9 Codes: 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146

Oral cancer on the side of the tongue, a common site along with the floor of the mouth

Coding Notes for C04.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Malignant neoplasm of anterior to the premolar-canine junction

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses with CC.
  • DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses without CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #146-148 - Ear, nose, mouth and throat malignancy with MCC.
  • DRG Group #146-148 - Ear, nose, mouth and throat malignancy with CC.
  • DRG Group #146-148 - Ear, nose, mouth and throat malignancy without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Overlapping malignant neoplasm of floor of mouth (disorder)
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of anterior portion of floor of mouth (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for morphology code
  • Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease

ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'C04.0 - Malignant neoplasm of anterior floor of mouth'

The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C04.0. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Malignant neoplasm of anterior portion of floor of mouth (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 144.0 was previously used, C04.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: C04 - Malignant neoplasm of floor of mouth

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/C040