ICD-10-CM Code L01.0
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code L01.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of L01.0 that describes the diagnosis 'impetigo' in more detail.
- L01.0 Impetigo NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code L01 is used to code Impetigo
Impetigo is a contagious bacterial skin infection most common among preschool children. People who play close contact sports, such as wrestling are also susceptible, regardless of age. Antibiotic creams or pills are often used as a remedy.
|Specialty:||Dermatology, Infectious Disease|
|ICD 9 Code:||684|
A severe case of facial impetigo
Coding Notes for L01.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Impetigo contagiosa
- Impetigo vulgaris
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for causative agent code
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L01.0 - Impetigo'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L01.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.