Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 223.2
Benign neoplasm of ureter
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 223.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 223.2 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: 223.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM D30.20 Benign neoplasm of unspecified ureter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Benign neoplasm of left ureter
  • Benign neoplasm of right ureter
  • Benign neoplasm ureter
  • Benign neoplasm, L ureter
  • Benign neoplasm, left ureter
  • Benign neoplasm, R ureter
  • Benign neoplasm, right ureter
  • Benign neoplasm, ureter
Clinical Information
  • Abnormal growth of the cells of the ureter (upper urinary tract) without malignant characteristics
223.2 Excludes
  • ureteric orifice of bladder (223.3)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 223.2:
  • Papilloma (M8050/0) - see also Neoplasm, by site, benign
    • ureter (transitional cell) (M8120/1) 236.91
      • benign (M8120/0) 223.2
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