2021 ICD-10-CM Code C92.2

Atypical chronic myeloid leukemia, BCR/ABL-negative

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

C92.2 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of atypical chronic myeloid leukemia, bcr/abl-negative. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

ICD-10:C92.2
Short Description:Atypical chronic myeloid leukemia, BCR/ABL-negative
Long Description:Atypical chronic myeloid leukemia, BCR/ABL-negative

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Atypical chronic myeloid leukemia, BCR/ABL-negative

Non-specific codes like C92.2 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for atypical chronic myeloid leukemia, bcr/abl-negative:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use C92.20 for Atypical chronic myeloid leukemia, BCR/ABL-negative, not having achieved remission
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use C92.21 for Atypical chronic myeloid leukemia, BCR/ABL-negative, in remission
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use C92.22 for Atypical chronic myeloid leukemia, BCR/ABL-negative, in relapse

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code C92.2 are found in the index:

Information for Patients


Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

Also called: CML, Chronic granulocytic leukemia, Chronic myelogenous leukemia

Leukemia is cancer of the white blood cells. White blood cells help your body fight infection. Your blood cells form in your bone marrow. In leukemia, the bone marrow produces abnormal white blood cells. These cells crowd out the healthy blood cells, making it hard for blood to do its work. In chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), there are too many granulocytes, a type of white blood cell.

Most people with CML have a gene mutation (change) called the Philadelphia chromosome.

Sometimes CML does not cause any symptoms. If you have symptoms, they may include:

Tests that examine the blood and bone marrow diagnose CML. Treatments include chemotherapy, stem cell transplants, infusion of donated white blood cells following stem cell transplants, surgery to remove the spleen, and biologic and targeted therapies. Biologic therapy boosts your body's own ability to fight cancer. Targeted therapy uses substances that attack cancer cells without harming normal cells.

NIH: National Cancer Institute


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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)