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ICD-10-CM Code C92.1
Chronic myeloid leukemia, BCR/ABL-positive

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 C92.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of C92.1 that describes the diagnosis 'chronic myeloid leukemia, bcr/abl-positive' in more detail.


The ICD code C921 is used to code Chronic myelogenous leukemia

Chronic myelogenous (or myeloid or myelocytic) leukemia (CML), also known as chronic granulocytic leukemia (CGL), is a cancer of the white blood cells. It is a form of leukemia characterized by the increased and unregulated growth of predominantly myeloid cells in the bone marrow and the accumulation of these cells in the blood. CML is a clonal bone marrow stem cell disorder in which a proliferation of mature granulocytes (neutrophils, eosinophils and basophils) and their precursors is found. It is a type of myeloproliferative disease associated with a characteristic chromosomal translocation called the Philadelphia chromosome. CML is now largely treated with targeted drugs called tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) which have led to dramatically improved long-term survival rates since the introduction of the first such agent in 2001. These drugs have revolutionized treatment of this disease and allow most patients to have a good quality of life when compared to the former chemotherapy drugs. In Western countries it accounts for 15-20% of all adult leukemias and 14% of leukemias overall (including the pediatric population).

Specialty: Hematology And Oncology
MeSH Code: D015464
ICD 9 Code: 205.1

The Philadelphia chromosome as seen by metaphase FISH.

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for C92.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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.
Chronic myelogenous leukemia, Philadelphia chromosome (Ph1) positive
Chronic myelogenous leukemia, t(9;22) (q34;q11)
Chronic myelogenous leukemia with crisis of blast cells
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."
Atypical chronic myeloid leukemia BCR/ABL-negative - instead, use code C92.2-
Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia - instead, use code C93.1-
Chronic myeloproliferative disease - instead, use code D47.1

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ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'C92.1 - Chronic myeloid leukemia, BCR/ABL-positive'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C92.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: C92 - Myeloid leukemia

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/C921