ICD-10-CM Code L56
Other acute skin changes due to ultraviolet radiation
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 L56 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the eight child codes of L56 that describes the diagnosis 'other acute skin changes due to ultraviolet radiation' in more detail.
- L56 Other acute skin changes due to ultraviolet radiation NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for L56 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional CodeUse Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
- Code to identify the source of the ultraviolet radiation See Code W89, X32)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L56 - Other acute skin changes due to ultraviolet radiation'
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