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ICD-10-CM Code C85.1
Unspecified B-cell lymphoma

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 C85.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the ten child codes of C85.1 that describes the diagnosis 'unspecified b-cell lymphoma' in more detail.

The ICD code C851 is used to code B-cell lymphoma

The B-cell lymphomas are types of lymphoma affecting B cells. Lymphomas are "blood cancers" in the lymph nodes. They develop more frequently in older adults and in immunocompromised individuals.

Specialty: Hematology And Oncology
MeSH Code: D016393

Micrograph showing a large B cell lymphoma. Field stain.

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for C85.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Notes:
If B-cell lineage or involvement is mentioned in conjunction with a specific lymphoma, code to the more specific description.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'C85.1 - Unspecified B-cell lymphoma'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C85.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: C85 - Other specified and unspecified types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

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