Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 156.9
Malignant neoplasm of biliary tract part unspecified site
  • Short description: Malig neo biliary NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 156.9 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 156.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Biliary tract cancer
  • Cancer of the biliary tract
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of biliary tract
Applies To
  • Malignant neoplasm involving both intrahepatic and extrahepatic bile ducts
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 156.9 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM C24.9 Malignant neoplasm of biliary tract, unspecified
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