ICD-10-CM Code C62
Malignant neoplasm of testis
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016
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 C62 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of C62 that describes the diagnosis 'malignant neoplasm of testis' in more detail.
- C62 Malignant neoplasm of testis NON-BILLABLE
- C62.0 Malignant neoplasm of testis NON-BILLABLE
- C62.1 Malignant neoplasm of testis NON-BILLABLE
- C62.9 Malignant neoplasm of NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code C62 is used to code Germ cell tumor
A germ cell tumor (GCT) is a neoplasm derived from germ cells. Germ cell tumors can be cancerous or non-cancerous tumors. Germ cells normally occur inside the gonads (ovary and testis). Germ cell tumors that originate outside the gonads may be birth defects resulting from errors during development of the embryo.
|MeSH Codes:||D009373, D009373, D009373, D009373|
|ICD 9 Codes:||183, 186, 220, 222.0|
Micrograph of a seminoma, a common germ cell tumor.
Coding Notes for C62 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
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