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ICD-10-CM Code C94.8
Other specified leukemias

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 C94.8 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of C94.8 that describes the diagnosis 'other specified leukemias' in more detail.


The ICD code C94 is used to code Tumors of the hematopoietic and lymphoid tissues

Tumors of the hematopoietic and lymphoid tissues or haematopoietic and lymphoid malignancies are tumors that affect the blood, bone marrow, lymph, and lymphatic system. As those elements are all intimately connected through both the circulatory system and the immune system, a disease affecting one will often affect the others as well, making myeloproliferation and lymphoproliferation (and thus the leukemias and the lymphomas) closely related and often overlapping problems.

Specialty: Oncology
MeSH Codes: D019337, D019337, D019337, D019337, D019337, D019337, D019337, D019337, D019337, D019337
ICD 9 Codes: 200, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209

Micrograph of a plasmacytoma, a hematological malignancy

Coding Notes for C94.8 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.
Aggressive NK-cell leukemia
Acute basophilic leukemia

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'C94.8 - Other specified leukemias'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C94.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: C94 - Other leukemias of specified cell type

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/C948