ICD-10-CM Code C62.1
Malignant neoplasm of descended testis
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 C62.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of C62.1 that describes the diagnosis 'malignant neoplasm of descended testis' in more detail.
- C62.1 Malignant neoplasm of descended testis 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 C62.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Malignant neoplasm of scrotal testis
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for morphology code
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'C62.1 - Malignant neoplasm of descended testis'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C62.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'C62.1 - Malignant neoplasm of descended testis'
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Parent Code: C62 - Malignant neoplasm of testis