ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 19, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back with fat layer exposed L98.422

L98.422 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L98.422 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 12 Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L99)
Section L80-L99 Other disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L80-L99)
Category L98 Other disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue, not elsewhere classified

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.

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.