2021 ICD-10-CM Code L89.146

Pressure-induced deep tissue damage of left lower back

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

ICD-10:L89.146
Short Description:Pressure-induced deep tissue damage of left lower back
Long Description:Pressure-induced deep tissue damage of left lower back

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Other disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L80-L99)
      • Pressure ulcer (L89)

L89.146 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of pressure-induced deep tissue damage of left lower back. The code L89.146 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Replacement Code

L89146 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

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