Non-specific code icon 2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code C79.5

Secondary malignant neoplasm of bone and bone marrow

    2016 2017 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code

  • C79.5 is not a billable or specific ICD-10-CM diagnosis code as there are 2 codes below C79.5 that describe this diagnosis in greater detail.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of C79.5. Other international versions of ICD-10 C79.5 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Clinical Information
  • Cancer that has spread from the original (primary) tumor to the bone.
  • The spread of a malignant neoplasm from a primary site to the skeletal system. The majority of metastatic neoplasms to the bone are carcinomas.
Type 1 Excludes
  • secondary carcinoid tumors of bone (C7B.03)