ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 18, 2017

See: Pruritus

  ICD-10 Code for Pruritus, unspecified L29.9

L29.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L29.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 12 Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L99)
Section L20-L30 Dermatitis and eczema (L20-L30)
Category L29 Pruritus

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
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Related Terms to “Pruritus, unspecified”

  • Pruritus, pruritic(essential) - L29.9
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L29.9 Pruritus, unspecified

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.