Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 188.8
Malignant neoplasm of other specified sites of bladder
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 188.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 188.8 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: 188.8 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM C67.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of bladder
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bladder cancer, overlapping sites
  • Cancer of the bladder, contiguous or overlap sites
  • Malignant neoplasm, overlapping lesion of bladder
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of apex of urinary bladder
  • T2: Urinary bladder tumor invades muscle
Applies To
  • Malignant neoplasm of contiguous or overlapping sites of bladder whose point of origin cannot be determined
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