ICD-10-CM Code L97.818

Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of right lower leg with other specified severity

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

L97.818 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of right lower leg with other specified severity. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:L97.818
Short Description:Non-prs chronic ulcer oth prt r low leg with oth severity
Long Description:Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of right lower leg with other specified severity

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 L97.818 are found in the index:


Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code L97.818 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2020.

  • 573 - SKIN GRAFT FOR SKIN ULCER OR CELLULITIS WITH MCC
  • 574 - SKIN GRAFT FOR SKIN ULCER OR CELLULITIS WITH CC
  • 575 - SKIN GRAFT FOR SKIN ULCER OR CELLULITIS WITHOUT CC/MCC

Replacement Code

L97818 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

  • L97.819 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer oth prt r low leg w unsp severity

Convert L97.818 to ICD-9

  • 707.19 - Ulcer oth part low limb (Approximate Flag)

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)

Code History

  • FY 2018 - Code Added, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020