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ICD-10-CM Code C78.2
Secondary malignant neoplasm of pleura

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

C78.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of secondary malignant neoplasm of pleura. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #180-182 - Respiratory neoplasms with MCC.
  • DRG Group #180-182 - Respiratory neoplasms with CC.
  • DRG Group #180-182 - Respiratory neoplasms without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of visceral pleura (disorder)
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of parietal pleura (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for morphology code

ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'C78.2 - Secondary malignant neoplasm of pleura'

The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C78.2. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.


Secondary malignant neoplasm of pleura (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 197.2 was previously used, C78.2 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: C78 - Secondary malignant neoplasm of respiratory and digestive organs

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