ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 22, 2017

See: Carbuncle of other sites

  ICD-10 Code for Carbuncle of other sites L02.838

L02.838 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L02.838 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 12 Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L99)
Section L00-L08 Infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L08)
Category L02 Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
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Questions related to L02.838 Carbuncle of other sites

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.