ICD-10-CM Code L81.1
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
L81.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of chloasma. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code L811 is used to code Melasma
Melasma (also known as Chloasma faciei,:854 or the mask of pregnancy when present in pregnant women) is a tan or dark skin discoloration. Although it can affect anyone, melasma is particularly common in women, especially pregnant women and those who are taking oral or patch contraceptives or hormone replacement therapy (HRT) medications.
|ICD 9 Code:||709.09|
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.
- DRG Group #795 - Normal newborn.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Chloasma caloricum (disorder)
- Chloasma toxicum (disorder)
- Chloasma traumaticum (disorder)
- Drug-induced melasma (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for an external cause code
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L81.1 - Chloasma'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L81.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 L81.1 and a single ICD9 code, 709.09 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.