2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code C14.8

Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of lip, oral cavity and pharynx

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • C14.8 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Malig neoplm of ovrlp sites of lip, oral cavity and pharynx
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM C14.8 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of C14.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 C14.8 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of two or more contiguous sites of lip, oral cavity and pharynx
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as C14.8. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • 'book leaf' neoplasm [ventral surface of tongue and floor of mouth] (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code C06.89

    Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of other parts of mouth

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • 'book leaf' neoplasm [ventral surface of tongue and floor of mouth]
    C06.89
    )
The following code(s) above C14.8 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to C14.8:
  • C00-D49
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range C00-D49

    Neoplasms

    Note
    • Functional activity
    • All neoplasms are classified in this chapter, whether they are functionally active or not. An additional code from Chapter 4 may be used, to identify functional activity associated with any neoplasm.
    • Morphology [Histology]
    • Chapter 2 classifies neoplasms primarily by site (topography), with broad groupings for behavior, malignant, in situ, benign, etc. The Table of Neoplasms should be used to identify the correct topography code. In a few cases, such as for malignant melanoma and certain neuroendocrine tumors, the morphology (histologic type) is included in the category and codes.
    • Primary malignant neoplasms overlapping site boundaries
    • A primary malignant neoplasm that overlaps two or more contiguous (next to each other) sites should be classified to the subcategory/code .8 ('overlapping lesion'), unless the combination is specifically indexed elsewhere. For multiple neoplasms of the same site that are not contiguous, such as tumors in different quadrants of the same breast, codes for each site should be assigned.
    • Malignant neoplasm of ectopic tissue
    • Malignant neoplasms of ectopic tissue are to be coded to the site mentioned, e.g., ectopic pancreatic malignant neoplasms are coded to pancreas, unspecified (C25.9).
    Neoplasms
  • C14
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code C14

    Malignant neoplasm of other and ill-defined sites in the lip, oral cavity and pharynx

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • malignant neoplasm of oral cavity NOS (C06.9)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify:
    • alcohol abuse and dependence (F10.-)
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)
    Malignant neoplasm of other and ill-defined sites in the lip, oral cavity and pharynx
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cancer lip oral cavity or pharynx overlapping sites
  • Overlapping malignant neoplasm of lip, oral cavity and pharynx
ICD-10-CM C14.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 011 Tracheostomy for face,mouth & neck diagnoses or laryngectomy with mcc
  • 012 Tracheostomy for face,mouth & neck diagnoses or laryngectomy with cc
  • 013 Tracheostomy for face,mouth & neck diagnoses or laryngectomy without cc/mcc
  • 146 Ear, nose, mouth and throat malignancy with mcc
  • 147 Ear, nose, mouth and throat malignancy with cc
  • 148 Ear, nose, mouth and throat malignancy without cc/mcc

Convert C14.8 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To C14.8
C12 Malignant neoplasm of pyriform sinus
C13 Malignant neoplasm of hypopharynx
C13.0 Malignant neoplasm of postcricoid region
C13.1 Malignant neoplasm of aryepiglottic fold, hypopharyngeal aspect
C13.2 Malignant neoplasm of posterior wall of hypopharynx
C13.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of hypopharynx
C13.9 Malignant neoplasm of hypopharynx, unspecified
C14 Malignant neoplasm of other and ill-defined sites in the lip, oral cavity and pharynx
C14.0 Malignant neoplasm of pharynx, unspecified
C14.2 Malignant neoplasm of Waldeyer's ring
C14.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of lip, oral cavity and pharynx
C15 Malignant neoplasm of esophagus
C15.3 Malignant neoplasm of upper third of esophagus
C15.4 Malignant neoplasm of middle third of esophagus
C15.5 Malignant neoplasm of lower third of esophagus
C15.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of esophagus
C15.9 Malignant neoplasm of esophagus, unspecified
C16 Malignant neoplasm of stomach
C16.0 Malignant neoplasm of cardia
C16.1 Malignant neoplasm of fundus of stomach
C16.2 Malignant neoplasm of body of stomach

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.