Valid for Submission
L97.515 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of right foot with muscle involvement without evidence of necrosis. The code L97.515 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
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 L97.515 are found in the index:
- - Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
- - lower limb (atrophic) (chronic) (neurogenic) (perforating) (pyogenic) (trophic) (tropical) - L97.909
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
|MS-DRG||MS-DRG Title||MCD||Relative Weight|
|573||SKIN GRAFT FOR SKIN ULCER OR CELLULITIS WITH MCC||09||5.5373|
|574||SKIN GRAFT FOR SKIN ULCER OR CELLULITIS WITH CC||09||3.2465|
|575||SKIN GRAFT FOR SKIN ULCER OR CELLULITIS WITHOUT CC/MCC||09||1.7615|
The relative weight of a diagnostic related group determines the reimbursement rate based on the severity of a patient's illness and the associated cost of care during hospitalization.
L97515 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):
Convert L97.515 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code L97.515 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.