ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 21, 2017

See: Psoriasis

L40 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.

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More specific codes for Psoriasis

  • L40.0 - Psoriasis vulgaris
  • L40.1 - Generalized pustular psoriasis
  • L40.2 - Acrodermatitis continua
  • L40.3 - Pustulosis palmaris et plantaris
  • L40.4 - Guttate psoriasis
  • L40.5 - Arthropathic psoriasis
    • L40.50 - Arthropathic psoriasis, unspecified
    • L40.51 - Distal interphalangeal psoriatic arthropathy
    • L40.52 - Psoriatic arthritis mutilans
    • L40.53 - Psoriatic spondylitis
    • L40.54 - Psoriatic juvenile arthropathy
    • L40.59 - Other psoriatic arthropathy
  • L40.8 - Other psoriasis
  • L40.9 - Psoriasis, unspecified
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See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L40 Psoriasis

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.