ICD-10-CM Code L98.6
Other infiltrative disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
L98.6 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other infiltrative disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
Coding Notes for L98.6 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
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."
- Hyalinosis cutis et mucosae - instead, use code E78.89
- 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 'L98.6 - Other infiltrative disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue'
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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 L98.6 and a single ICD9 code, 701.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.