Malignant neoplasm of base of tongue C01

The ICD10 code for the diagnosis "Malignant neoplasm of base of tongue" is "C01". C01 is a VALID/BILLABLE ICD10 code, i.e it is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

  • C01 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM C01 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of C01 - other international versions of ICD-10 C01 may differ.
Applicable To:
  • Malignant neoplasm of dorsal surface of base of tongue
  • Malignant neoplasm of fixed part of tongue NOS
  • Malignant neoplasm of posterior third of tongue
Use Additional:
  • code to identify:
  • alcohol abuse and dependence (F10.-)
  • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
  • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
  • tobacco use (Z72.0)

Codes: = Billable

  • C01 Malignant neoplasm of base of tongue

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