ICD-10-CM Code L98.1
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
L98.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of factitial dermatitis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code L981 is used to code Neurotic excoriations
Neurotic excoriations is a condition in which patients produce skin lesions through repetitive, compulsive excoriation of their skin.:392:61
|ICD 9 Codes:||, 698.4|
Coding Notes for L98.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Neurotic excoriation
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L98.1 - Factitial dermatitis'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L98.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 698.4 was previously used, L98.1 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.