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ICD-10-CM Code C39.9
Malignant neoplasm of lower respiratory tract, part unspecified

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

C39.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of malignant neoplasm of lower respiratory tract, part unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


Coding Notes for C39.9 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
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Malignant neoplasm of respiratory tract NOS

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.

ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'C39.9 - Malignant neoplasm of lower respiratory tract, part unspecified'

The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C39.9. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Codes GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Malignant neoplasm of other sites within the respiratory system and intrathoracic organs (approximate match)
Malignant neoplasm of ill-defined sites within the respiratory system (approximate match)

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 C39.9 and a single ICD9 code, 165.9 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: C39 - Malignant neoplasm of other and ill-defined sites in the respiratory system and intrathoracic organs

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