ICD 9 CM Codes

140.9 Malignant neoplasm of lip, unspecified, vermilion border
POA Exempt
Billable CodeICD-9-CM  140.9    is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
ICD-9-CM '140.9' will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
GEMS
140.9 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM C00.2 Malignant neoplasm of external lip, unspecified
Applies To
Lip, not specified as upper or lower:
NOS
external
lipstick area
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 140.9 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.