ICD-10-CM Code L55
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 L55 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of L55 that describes the diagnosis 'sunburn' in more detail.
- L55 Sunburn NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code L55 is used to code Sunburn
Sunburn is a form of radiation burn that affects living tissue, such as skin, that results from an overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, commonly from the sun. Common symptoms in humans and other animals include red or reddish skin that is hot to the touch, pain, general fatigue, and mild dizziness. An excess of UV radiation can be life-threatening in extreme cases. Exposure of the skin to lesser amounts of UV radiation will often produce a suntan.
|ICD 9 Code:||692.71|
A sunburnt back that was partially protected by a bathing suit top.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L55 - Sunburn'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L55. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.