Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 154.2
Malignant neoplasm of anal canal
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 154.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 154.2 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: 154.2 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM C21.1 Malignant neoplasm of anal canal
Approximate Synonyms
  • Anal canal cancer
  • Cancer of the anal canal
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of anal canal
154.2 Excludes
  • malignant melanoma of skin of anus (172.5)
  • malignant neoplasm of skin of anus (173.50-173.59)
Applies To
  • Anal sphincter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 154.2:
  • Melanoma (malignant) (M8720/3) 172.9
    • anus, anal 154.3
      • canal 154.2
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