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ICD-10-CM Code C78.8
Secondary malignant neoplasm of other and unspecified digestive organs

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 C78.8 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of C78.8 that describes the diagnosis 'secondary malignant neoplasm of and unsp digestive organs' in more detail.


Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of thoracic esophagus (disorder)
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of abdominal esophagus (disorder)
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of body of stomach (disorder)
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of body of pancreas (disorder)
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of islets of Langerhans (disorder)
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of greater curvature of stomach (disorder)
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of gallbladder (disorder)
  • Secondary malignant neoplasm of head of pancreas (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for morphology code

ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'C78.8 - Secondary malignant neoplasm of other and unspecified digestive organs'

The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C78.8. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.


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

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/C788