ICD-10-CM Code L70
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 L70 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the eight child codes of L70 that describes the diagnosis 'acne' in more detail.
- L70 Acne NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for L70 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 ExcludesType-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
- Acne keloid - instead, use code L73.0
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L70 - Acne'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L70. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.