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ICD-10-CM Code C69.6
Malignant neoplasm of orbit

NON-BILLABLE
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 C69.6 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of C69.6 that describes the diagnosis 'malignant neoplasm of orbit' in more detail.


The ICD code C69 is used to code Nervous system neoplasm

A nervous system neoplasm is a tumor affecting the nervous system. Types include:

MeSH Codes: D009423, D005134
ICD 9 Codes: , 190

Coding Notes for C69.6 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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 connective tissue of orbit
Malignant neoplasm of extraocular muscle
Malignant neoplasm of peripheral nerves of orbit
Malignant neoplasm of retrobulbar tissue
Malignant neoplasm of retro-ocular tissue
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 orbital bone - instead, use code C41.0

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Sarcoma of orbit (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for morphology code

ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'C69.6 - Malignant neoplasm of orbit'

The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C69.6. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.


Parent Code: C69 - Malignant neoplasm of eye and adnexa

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/C696