ICD-10-CM Code C4A.0
Merkel cell carcinoma of lip
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
C4A.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of merkel cell carcinoma of lip. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
Coding Notes for C4A.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Malignant neoplasm of vermilion border of lip (C00.0-C00.2) - instead, use code C00.0-
- DRG Group #595-596 - Major skin disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #595-596 - Major skin disorders without MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'C4A.0 - Merkel cell carcinoma of lip'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C4A.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 C4A.0 and a single ICD9 code, 209.31 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.