ICD-10-CM Code L93
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 L93 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of L93 that describes the diagnosis 'lupus erythematosus' in more detail.
- L93 Lupus erythematosus NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code L93 is used to code Lupus erythematosus
Lupus erythematosus is a name given to a collection of autoimmune diseases in which the human immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissues. Symptoms of these diseases can affect many different body systems, including joints, skin, kidneys, blood cells, heart, and lungs. The most common and severe form is systemic lupus erythematosus.
|ICD 9 Code:||695.4|
Coding Notes for L93 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."
- Lupus exedens - instead, use code A18.4
- Lupus vulgaris - instead, use code A18.4
- Scleroderma - instead, use code M34.-
- Systemic lupus erythematosus - instead, use code M32.-
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L93 - Lupus erythematosus'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L93. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.