2021 ICD-10-CM Code L76.82

Other postprocedural complications of skin and subcutaneous tissue

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

ICD-10:L76.82
Short Description:Oth postprocedural complications of skin, subcu
Long Description:Other postprocedural complications of skin and subcutaneous tissue

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)

L76.82 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other postprocedural complications of skin and subcutaneous tissue. The code L76.82 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The ICD-10-CM code L76.82 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like acute radiodermatitis due to and following radiotherapy caused by ionizing radiation, adverse reactions to uvb phototherapy, application site anesthesia, application site irritation, application site rash , application site ulcer, etc.

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 L76.82 are found in the index:

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

Convert L76.82 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code L76.82 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.

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)