ICD-10-CM Code C38.0
Malignant neoplasm of heart
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
C38.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of malignant neoplasm of heart. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code C380 is used to code Heart cancer
Coding Notes for C38.0 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.
- Malignant neoplasm of pericardium
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 great vessels - instead, use code C49.3
- DRG Group #314-316 - Other circulatory system diagnoses with MCC.
- DRG Group #314-316 - Other circulatory system diagnoses with CC.
- DRG Group #314-316 - Other circulatory system diagnoses without CC or MCC.
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for morphology code
ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'C38.0 - Malignant neoplasm of heart'
The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C38.0. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.
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 C38.0 and a single ICD9 code, 164.1 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.