ICD-10-CM Code C40.1
Malignant neoplasm of short bones of upper limb
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 C40.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of C40.1 that describes the diagnosis 'malignant neoplasm of short bones of upper limb' in more detail.
- C40.1 Malignant neoplasm of short bones of upper limb NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code C40 is used to code Bone tumor
A bone tumor, (also spelled bone tumour), is a neoplastic growth of tissue in bone. Abnormal growths found in the bone can be either benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous).
|ICD 9 Code:||170.9|
Micrograph of an osteosarcoma, a malignant primary bone tumor.
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for morphology code
ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'C40.1 - Malignant neoplasm of short bones of upper limb'
The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C40.1. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.