ICD-10-CM Code C91.1
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia of B-cell type
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 Code C91.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of C91.1 that describes the diagnosis 'chronic lymphocytic leukemia of b-cell type' in more detail.
- C91.1 Chronic lymphocytic leukemia of B-cell type NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code C911 is used to code B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia
B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia (B-CLL), also known as chronic lymphoid leukemia (CLL), is the most common type of leukemia (a type of cancer of the white blood cells) in adults. CLL affects B cell lymphocytes, which originate in the bone marrow, develop in the lymph nodes, and normally fight infection by producing antibodies.
|Specialty:||Hematology And Oncology|
|MeSH Codes:||D015451, D015451, D015451|
|ICD 9 Codes:||V10.60, 204.1, V10.60|
Peripheral blood smear showing CLL cells
Coding Notes for C91.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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.
- Lymphoplasmacytic leukemia
- Richter syndrome
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma - instead, use code C83.0-
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for morphology code
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'C91.1 - Chronic lymphocytic leukemia of B-cell type'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C91.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.