ICD-10-CM Code C22
Malignant neoplasm of liver and intrahepatic bile ducts
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 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.
- C22 Malignant neoplasm of liver and intrahepatic bile ducts NON-BILLABLE
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.
|ICD 9 Code:||155|
CT scan of a liver with cholangiocarcinoma
Coding Notes for C22 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-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 CodeUse 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-
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'C22 - Malignant neoplasm of liver and intrahepatic bile ducts'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C22. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'C22 - Malignant neoplasm of liver and intrahepatic bile ducts'
The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C22. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.