Non-specific code icon 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code C03

Malignant neoplasm of gum

    2015 2016 Non-Billable Code

  • C03 is not a billable ICD-10-CM diagnosis code and cannot be used to indicate a medical diagnosis as there are 3 codes below C03 that describe this diagnosis in greater detail.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of C03. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Use Additional
  • code to identify:
  • alcohol abuse and dependence (F10.-)
  • history of tobacco use (Z87.891)
  • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
  • tobacco use (Z72.0)
Type 2 Excludes
  • malignant neoplasm of alveolar (ridge) mucosa
  • malignant neoplasm of gingiva