ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 18, 2017
L76.1 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Accidental puncture and laceration of skin and subcutaneous tissue during a procedure

More specific codes for Accidental puncture and laceration of skin and subcutaneous tissue during a procedure

  • L76.11 - Accidental puncture and laceration of skin and subcutaneous tissue during a dermatologic procedure
  • L76.12 - Accidental puncture and laceration of skin and subcutaneous tissue during other procedure
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.