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ICD-10-CM Code C68.0
Malignant neoplasm of urethra

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

C68.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of malignant neoplasm of urethra. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code C68 is used to code Urogenital neoplasm

A urogenital neoplasm is a tumor of the urogenital system.

Specialty: Oncology
MeSH Code: D014565

Coding Notes for C68.0 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 urethral orifice of bladder - instead, use code C67.5

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #656-661 - Kidney and ureter procedures for neoplasm with MCC.
  • DRG Group #656-661 - Kidney and ureter procedures for neoplasm with CC.
  • DRG Group #656-661 - Kidney and ureter procedures for neoplasm without CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #656-661 - Kidney and ureter procedures for non-neoplasm with MCC.
  • DRG Group #656-661 - Kidney and ureter procedures for non-neoplasm with CC.
  • DRG Group #656-661 - Kidney and ureter procedures for non-neoplasm without CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #686-688 - Kidney and urinary tract neoplasms with MCC.
  • DRG Group #686-688 - Kidney and urinary tract neoplasms with CC.
  • DRG Group #686-688 - Kidney and urinary tract neoplasms without CC or MCC.

ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'C68.0 - Malignant neoplasm of urethra'

The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C68.0. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Malignant neoplasm of urethra (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 189.3 was previously used, C68.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: C68 - Malignant neoplasm of other and unspecified urinary organs

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/C680