Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 239.0
Neoplasm of unspecified nature of digestive system
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 239.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 239.0 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: 239.0 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM D49.0 Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of digestive system
Approximate Synonyms
  • Neoplasm digestive system
  • Neoplasm of digestive system
  • Neoplasm of gastrointestinal tract
  • Neoplasm of hypopharynx
  • Neoplasm of liver
  • Neoplasm of mouth
  • Neoplasm of parotid gland
  • Neoplasm of submandibular gland
  • Neoplasm of tongue
  • Neoplasm of unspecified nature, intraoral (mouth)
  • Neoplasm of unspecified nature, tongue
  • Neoplasm, digestive system
  • Neoplasm, gastrointestinal tract
  • Neoplasm, hypopharynx
  • Neoplasm, liver
  • Neoplasm, mouth
  • Neoplasm, parotid gland
  • Neoplasm, submandibular gland
  • Neoplasm, tongue
  • Tumor of submandibular gland
Clinical Information
  • New abnormal digestive system tissue that grows by excessive cellular division and proliferation more rapidly than normal and continues to grow after the stimuli that initiated the new growth cease; includes neoplasms of any of the organs that are associated with ingestion, digestion, and absorption of food
239.0 Excludes
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