ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 16, 2017

See: Sunburn

  ICD-10 Code for Sunburn of first degree L55.0

L55.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L55.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 12 Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L99)
Section L55-L59 Radiation-related disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L55-L59)
Category L55 Sunburn

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
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Related Terms to “Sunburn of first degree”

See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L55.0 Sunburn of first degree

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.