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ICD-10-CM Code C48
Malignant neoplasm of retroperitoneum and peritoneum

NON-BILLABLE
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 C48 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of C48 that describes the diagnosis 'malignant neoplasm of retroperitoneum and peritoneum' in more detail.


Coding Notes for C48 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Kaposi's sarcoma of connective tissue - instead, use code C46.1
Mesothelioma - instead, use code C45.-

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/C48