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ICD-10-CM Code C22
Malignant neoplasm of liver and intrahepatic bile ducts

Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code C22 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the eight child codes of C22 that describes the diagnosis 'malignant neoplasm of liver and intrahepatic bile ducts' in more detail.

The ICD code C22 is used to code Liver cancer

Liver cancer, also known as hepatic cancer, is a cancer that originates in the liver. Liver tumors are discovered on medical imaging equipment (often by accident) or present themselves symptomatically as an abdominal mass, abdominal pain, yellow skin, nausea or liver dysfunction.

Specialty: Oncology
MeSH Code: D008113
ICD 9 Code: 155

CT scan of a liver with cholangiocarcinoma

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for C22 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Malignant neoplasm of biliary tract NOS - instead, use code C24.9
Secondary malignant neoplasm of liver and intrahepatic bile duct - instead, use code C78.7
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional Code
Use Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
Code to identify:
Alcohol abuse and dependence See code F10.-
Hepatitis B (B16.-, B18.0-B18.1) See code B16.-
Hepatitis C (B17.1-, B18.2) See code B17.1-

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