Valid for Submission
L03.891 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of acute lymphangitis of head [any part, except face]. The code L03.891 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code L03.891 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like acute lymphangitis of head or acute lymphangitis of scalp.
Index to Diseases and Injuries
The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code L03.891 are found in the index:
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Acute lymphangitis of head
- Acute lymphangitis of scalp
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
|MS-DRG||MS-DRG Title||MCD||Relative Weight|
|573||SKIN GRAFT FOR SKIN ULCER OR CELLULITIS WITH MCC||09||5.5373|
|574||SKIN GRAFT FOR SKIN ULCER OR CELLULITIS WITH CC||09||3.2465|
|575||SKIN GRAFT FOR SKIN ULCER OR CELLULITIS WITHOUT CC/MCC||09||1.7615|
The relative weight of a diagnostic related group determines the reimbursement rate based on the severity of a patient's illness and the associated cost of care during hospitalization.
Convert L03.891 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code L03.891 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.
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