L97.5 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of foot

Version 2023
ICD-10:L97.5
Short Description:Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of foot
Long Description:Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of foot
Status: Not Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Other disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L80-L99)
      • Non-pressure chronic ulcer of lower limb, NEC (L97)

L97.5 is a non-specific and non-billable ICD-10 code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of foot. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2023 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.

Specific Coding for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of foot

Non-specific codes like L97.5 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 non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of foot:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - L97.50 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of unspecified foot
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L97.501 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of unspecified foot limited to breakdown of skin
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L97.502 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of unspecified foot with fat layer exposed
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L97.503 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of unspecified foot with necrosis of muscle
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L97.504 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of unspecified foot with necrosis of bone
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L97.505 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of unspecified foot with muscle involvement without evidence of necrosis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L97.506 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of unspecified foot with bone involvement without evidence of necrosis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L97.508 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of unspecified foot with other specified severity
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L97.509 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of unspecified foot with unspecified severity
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - L97.51 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of right foot
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L97.511 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of right foot limited to breakdown of skin
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L97.512 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of right foot with fat layer exposed
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L97.513 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of right foot with necrosis of muscle
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L97.514 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of right foot with necrosis of bone
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L97.515 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of right foot with muscle involvement without evidence of necrosis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L97.516 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of right foot with bone involvement without evidence of necrosis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L97.518 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of right foot with other specified severity
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L97.519 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of right foot with unspecified severity
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - L97.52 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of left foot
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L97.521 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of left foot limited to breakdown of skin
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L97.522 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of left foot with fat layer exposed
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L97.523 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of left foot with necrosis of muscle
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L97.524 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of left foot with necrosis of bone
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L97.525 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of left foot with muscle involvement without evidence of necrosis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L97.526 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of left foot with bone involvement without evidence of necrosis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L97.528 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of left foot with other specified severity
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L97.529 for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of left foot with unspecified severity

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