ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L76.21

Postproc hemor of skin, subcu fol a dermatologic procedure

Diagnosis Code L76.21

ICD-10: L76.21
Short Description: Postproc hemor of skin, subcu fol a dermatologic procedure
Long Description: Postprocedural hemorrhage of skin and subcutaneous tissue following a dermatologic procedure
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L76.21

Valid for Submission
The code L76.21 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Replaced Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplaced Code
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2017. This codes was replaced for the FY 2018 (October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018).

This code was replaced in the 2018 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below.
  • L76.31 - Postproc hematoma of skin, subcu fol a dermatologic proc
  • L76.33 - Postproc seroma of skin, subcu fol a dermatologic procedure

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Intraoperative and postprocedural complications of skin and subcutaneous tissue (L76)
      • Intraop and postprocedural complications of skin, subcu (L76)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code L76.21 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 919 - COMPLICATIONS OF TREATMENT WITH MCC
  • 920 - COMPLICATIONS OF TREATMENT WITH CC
  • 921 - COMPLICATIONS OF TREATMENT WITHOUT CC/MCC

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The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.

Synonyms
  • Complication of cutaneous surgery
  • Hemorrhage following skin surgery

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