ICD-10-CM Code N63.15

Unspecified lump in the right breast, overlapping quadrants

Version 2020 Billable Code New Code

Valid for Submission

N63.15 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of unspecified lump in the right breast, overlapping quadrants. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:N63.15
Short Description:Unspecified lump in the right breast, overlapping quadrants
Long Description:Unspecified lump in the right breast, overlapping quadrants

New 2020 ICD-10 Code

N63.15 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2020, effective October 1, 2019. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2019. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2020 (October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020).

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 N63.15 are found in the index:


Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code N63.15 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.

  • 597 - MALIGNANT BREAST DISORDERS WITH MCC
  • 598 - MALIGNANT BREAST DISORDERS WITH CC
  • 599 - MALIGNANT BREAST DISORDERS WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 600 - NON-MALIGNANT BREAST DISORDERS WITH CC/MCC
  • 601 - NON-MALIGNANT BREAST DISORDERS WITHOUT CC/MCC

Replacement Code

N6315 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

  • N63.11 - Unspecified lump in the right breast, upper outer quadrant
  • N63.12 - Unspecified lump in the right breast, upper inner quadrant
  • N63.13 - Unspecified lump in the right breast, lower outer quadrant
  • N63.14 - Unspecified lump in the right breast, lower inner quadrant

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)
    • Disorders of breast (N60-N65)
      • Unspecified lump in breast (N63)

Code History

  • FY 2020 - Code Added, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020