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ICD-10-CM Code D37.0
Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of lip, oral cavity and pharynx

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 D37.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the six child codes of D37.0 that describes the diagnosis 'neoplasm of uncrt behavior of lip, oral cavity and pharynx' in more detail.


Coding Notes for D37.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

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."
Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of aryepiglottic fold or interarytenoid fold, laryngeal aspect - instead, use code D38.0
Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of epiglottis NOS - instead, use code D38.0
Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of skin of lip - instead, use code D48.5
Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of suprahyoid portion of epiglottis - instead, use code D38.0

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for morphology code

ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index References for 'D37.0 - Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of lip, oral cavity and pharynx'

The ICD-10-CM Neoplasms Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code D37.0. Click on any term below to browse the neoplasms index.


Parent Code: D37 - Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of oral cavity and digestive organs

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/D370