ICD-10-CM Code C22.0
Liver cell carcinoma
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
C22.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of liver cell carcinoma. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code C220 is used to code Fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma
Fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma (FHCC) is a rare form of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) that typically affects young adults and is characterized, under the microscope, by laminated fibrous layers interspersed between the tumour cells. Approximately 200 new cases are diagnosed worldwide each year.
|ICD 9 Code:||155|
Micrograph of fibrolamellar hepatocarcinoma showing the characteristic laminated fibrosis between the tumor cells with a low NC ratio. H&E stain.
Coding Notes for C22.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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.
- Hepatocellular carcinoma
- DRG Group #435-437 - Malignancy of hepatobiliary system or pancreas with MCC.
- DRG Group #435-437 - Malignancy of hepatobiliary system or pancreas with CC.
- DRG Group #435-437 - Malignancy of hepatobiliary system or pancreas without CC or MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Liver cell carcinoma (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for morphology code
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'C22.0 - Liver cell carcinoma'
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ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'C22.0 - Liver cell carcinoma'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code C22.0 and a single ICD9 code, 155.0 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.