ICD-10-CM Code L65
Other nonscarring hair loss
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 L65 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of L65 that describes the diagnosis 'other nonscarring hair loss' in more detail.
- L65 Other nonscarring hair loss NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for L65 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)
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Trichotillomania - instead, use code F63.3
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L65 - Other nonscarring hair loss'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L65. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.