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ICD-10-CM Code C77
Secondary and unspecified malignant neoplasm of lymph nodes

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 C77 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the eight child codes of C77 that describes the diagnosis 'secondary and unspecified malignant neoplasm of lymph nodes' in more detail.


Coding Notes for C77 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 lymph nodes, specified as primary - instead, use Section C81-C86, C88, C96.-)
Mesentary metastasis of carcinoid tumor - instead, use code C7B.04
Secondary carcinoid tumors of distant lymph nodes - instead, use code C7B.01

ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'C77 - Secondary and unspecified malignant neoplasm of lymph nodes'

The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C77. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.


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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/C77