ICD-10-CM Code L01.03
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
L01.03 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of bullous impetigo. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
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 L01.03 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 neonatorum
- Pemphigus neonatorum
- DRG Group #602-603 - Cellulitis with MCC.
- DRG Group #602-603 - Cellulitis without MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L01.03 - Bullous impetigo'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L01.03. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code L01.03 and a single ICD9 code, 684 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.