2021 ICD-10-CM Code L89.306

Pressure-induced deep tissue damage of unspecified buttock

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

ICD-10:L89.306
Short Description:Pressure-induced deep tissue damage of unspecified buttock
Long Description:Pressure-induced deep tissue damage of unspecified buttock

Code Classification

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

L89.306 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of pressure-induced deep tissue damage of unspecified buttock. The code L89.306 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Unspecified diagnosis codes like L89.306 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.

Replacement Code

L89306 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