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ICD-10-CM Code C40.1
Malignant neoplasm of short bones of upper limb

Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

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.

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).

Specialty: Oncology
MeSH Code: D001859
ICD 9 Code: 170.9

Micrograph of an osteosarcoma, a malignant primary bone tumor.

Source: Wikipedia

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  • 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.

Parent Code: C40 - Malignant neoplasm of bone and articular cartilage of limbs

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