ICD-10-CM Code D03.8
Melanoma in situ of other sites
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
D03.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of melanoma in situ of other sites. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
Coding Notes for D03.8 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.
- Melanoma in situ of scrotum
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."
- Carcinoma in situ of scrotum - instead, use code D07.61
- DRG Group #595-596 - Major skin disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #595-596 - Major skin disorders without MCC.
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for morphology code
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'D03.8 - Melanoma in situ of other sites'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code D03.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code D03.8 and a single ICD9 code, 172.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.