ICD-10-CM Code L56.0
Drug phototoxic response
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
L56.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of drug phototoxic response. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
Coding Notes for L56.0 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 for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug See Section T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Chronic phototoxic dermatitis (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for an external cause code
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L56.0 - Drug phototoxic response'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L56.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
Acute dermatitis due to solar radiation (approximate match)
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 L56.0 and a single ICD9 code, 692.72 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.
Parent Code: L56 - Other acute skin changes due to ultraviolet radiation