ICD-10-CM Code C06.8
Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of other and unspecified parts of mouth
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code C06.8 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of C06.8 that describes the diagnosis 'malignant neoplasm of ovrlp sites of and unsp parts of mouth' in more detail.
- C06.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of other and unspecified parts of mouth NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code C06 is used to code Simple Cancer
cancer, also known as a malignant tumor or malignant neoplasm, is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body. not all tumors are cancerous; benign tumors do not spread to other parts of the body. possible signs and symptoms include: a new lump, abnormal bleeding, a prolonged cough, unexplained weight loss, and a change in bowel movements, among others. while these symptoms may indicate cancer they may also occur due to other issues. there are over 100 different known cancers that affect humans.
|MeSH Codes:||D009369, D009369, D009369, D009369, D009369, D009369, D009369, D009369|
|ICD 9 Codes:||140, 150, 160, 170, 180, 190, 200, 239|
A coronal CT scan showing a malignant mesothelioma
ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'C06.8 - Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of other and unspecified parts of mouth'
The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C06.8. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.