ICD-10 Diagnosis Code D49.512

Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of left kidney

Diagnosis Code D49.512

ICD-10: D49.512
Short Description: Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of left kidney
Long Description: Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of left kidney
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code D49.512

Valid for Submission
The code D49.512 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

New 2017 ICD-10 Code
D49.512 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2017, effective October 1, 2016.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism (D50–D89)
    • Neoplasms of unspecified behavior (D49)
      • Neoplasms of unspecified behavior (D49)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code D49.512 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 656 - KIDNEY AND URETER PROCEDURES FOR NEOPLASM WITH MCC
  • 657 - KIDNEY AND URETER PROCEDURES FOR NEOPLASM WITH CC
  • 658 - KIDNEY AND URETER PROCEDURES FOR NEOPLASM WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 659 - KIDNEY AND URETER PROCEDURES FOR NON-NEOPLASM WITH MCC
  • 660 - KIDNEY AND URETER PROCEDURES FOR NON-NEOPLASM WITH CC
  • 661 - KIDNEY AND URETER PROCEDURES FOR NON-NEOPLASM WITHOUT CC/MCC

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Replacement Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplacement Code
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2016. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2017 (October 1, 2016-September 30, 2017).

This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s) listed below:
  • D49.5 - Neoplasm of unsp behavior of other genitourinary organs


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