Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 162.8
Malignant neoplasm of other parts of bronchus or lung
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 162.8 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 162.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bronchial or lung cancer, L overlapping sites
  • Bronchial or lung cancer, overlapping sites
  • Bronchial or lung cancer, R overlapping sites
  • Cancer bronchial or lung, left overlapping sites
  • Cancer of the bronchus and lung, overlapping sites
  • Cancer right bronchial or lung, overlapping sites
  • Malignant tumor of lung parenchyma
  • Overlapping malignant neoplasm of bronchus and lung
  • Overlapping malignant neoplasm of left bronchus and left lung
  • Overlapping malignant neoplasm of right bronchus and right lung
Applies To
  • Malignant neoplasm of contiguous or overlapping sites of bronchus or lung whose point of origin cannot be determined
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 162.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM C34.80 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of unspecified bronchus and lung
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