2021 ICD-10-CM Code L76

Intraoperative and postprocedural complications of skin and subcutaneous tissue

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

L76 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of intraoperative and postprocedural complications of skin and subcutaneous tissue. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

ICD-10:L76
Short Description:Intraop and postprocedural complications of skin, subcu
Long Description:Intraoperative and postprocedural complications of skin and subcutaneous tissue

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Intraop and postprocedural complications of skin, subcu

Non-specific codes like L76 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for intraop and postprocedural complications of skin, subcu:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - L76.0 for Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of skin and subcutaneous tissue complicating a procedure
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L76.01 for Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of skin and subcutaneous tissue complicating a dermatologic procedure
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L76.02 for Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of skin and subcutaneous tissue complicating other procedure
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - L76.1 for Accidental puncture and laceration of skin and subcutaneous tissue during a procedure
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L76.11 for Accidental puncture and laceration of skin and subcutaneous tissue during a dermatologic procedure
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L76.12 for Accidental puncture and laceration of skin and subcutaneous tissue during other procedure
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - L76.2 for Postprocedural hemorrhage of skin and subcutaneous tissue following a procedure
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L76.21 for Postprocedural hemorrhage of skin and subcutaneous tissue following a dermatologic procedure
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L76.22 for Postprocedural hemorrhage of skin and subcutaneous tissue following other procedure
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - L76.3 for Postprocedural hematoma and seroma of skin and subcutaneous tissue following a procedure
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L76.31 for Postprocedural hematoma of skin and subcutaneous tissue following a dermatologic procedure
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L76.32 for Postprocedural hematoma of skin and subcutaneous tissue following other procedure
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L76.33 for Postprocedural seroma of skin and subcutaneous tissue following a dermatologic procedure
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L76.34 for Postprocedural seroma of skin and subcutaneous tissue following other procedure
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - L76.8 for Other intraoperative and postprocedural complications of skin and subcutaneous tissue
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L76.81 for Other intraoperative complications of skin and subcutaneous tissue
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L76.82 for Other postprocedural complications of skin and subcutaneous tissue

Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)