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ICD-10-CM Code C38.8
Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of heart, mediastinum and pleura

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

C38.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of heart, mediastinum and pleura. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #180-182 - Respiratory neoplasms with MCC.
  • DRG Group #180-182 - Respiratory neoplasms with CC.
  • DRG Group #180-182 - Respiratory neoplasms without CC or MCC.

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for morphology code

ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'C38.8 - Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of heart, mediastinum and pleura'

The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C38.8. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Malignant neoplasm of other parts of mediastinum (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 164.8 was previously used, C38.8 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: C38 - Malignant neoplasm of heart, mediastinum and pleura

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/C388