ICD-10-CM Code D49.5

Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of other genitourinary organs

Version 2021 Replaced Code Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

D49.5 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of neoplasm of unspecified behavior of other genitourinary organs. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:D49.5
Short Description:Neoplasm of unsp behavior of other genitourinary organs
Long Description:Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of other genitourinary organs

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • D49.51 - Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of kidney
  • D49.511 - Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of right kidney
  • D49.512 - Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of left kidney
  • D49.519 - Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of unspecified kidney
  • D49.59 - Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of other genitourinary organ

Replaced Code

This code was replaced in the 2021 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2020. This code was replaced for the FY 2021 (October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021).

  • D49.511 - Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of right kidney
  • D49.511 - Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of right kidney
  • D49.512 - Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of left kidney
  • D49.512 - Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of left kidney
  • D49.519 - Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of unspecified kidney
  • D49.519 - Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of unspecified kidney
  • D49.59 - Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of other GU organ
  • D49.59 - Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of other GU organ

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)

Code History

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