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ICD-10-CM Code D43.1
Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of brain, infratentorial

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

D43.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of neoplasm of uncertain behavior of brain, infratentorial. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


Coding Notes for D43.1 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.
Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of brain stem
Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of cerebellum
Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of fourth ventricle

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #054-055 - Nervous system neoplasms with MCC.
  • DRG Group #054-055 - Nervous system neoplasms without MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Pilocytic astrocytoma of cerebellum (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for morphology code

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of brain and spinal cord (approximate match)

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 D43.1 and a single ICD9 code, 237.5 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: D43 - Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of brain and central nervous system

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/D431