ICD-10-CM Code D49.512

Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of left kidney

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

D49.512 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of neoplasm of unspecified behavior of left kidney. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:D49.512
Short Description:Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of left kidney
Long Description:Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of left kidney

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code D49.512 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2020.

  • 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

Replacement Code

D49512 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

  • D49.5 - Neoplasm of unsp behavior of other genitourinary organs

Convert D49.512 to ICD-9

  • 239.5 - Other gu neoplasm NOS (Approximate Flag)

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 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