Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 151.0
Malignant neoplasm of cardia
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 151.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 151.0 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 151.0 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM C16.0 Malignant neoplasm of cardia
Approximate Synonyms
  • Adenocarcinoma, lower third of esophagus
  • Cancer distal third of esophagus, adenocarcinoma
  • Cancer of the cardioesophageal junction
  • Cancer of the stomach, cardia
  • Gastroesophageal junction cancer
  • Primary adenocarcinoma of distal third of esophagus
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of cardia of stomach
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of cardioesophageal junction
  • Stomach cancer, cardia
151.0 Excludes
Applies To
  • Cardiac orifice
  • Cardio-esophageal junction
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