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ICD-10-CM Code C66
Malignant neoplasm of ureter

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 C66 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of C66 that describes the diagnosis 'malignant neoplasm of ureter' in more detail.

The ICD code C66 is used to code Ureteral neoplasm

A ureteral neoplasm is a type of tumor that can be primary, or associated with a metastasis from another site.

Specialty: Oncology
MeSH Code: D014516
ICD 9 Code: 189.2
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for C66 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."
Malignant neoplasm of ureteric orifice of bladder - instead, use code C67.6

ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'C66 - Malignant neoplasm of ureter'

The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C66. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.

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