ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 17, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Drug phototoxic response L56.0

L56.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L56.0 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 L56 Other acute skin changes due to ultraviolet radiation

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Use Additional Code
  • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
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Related Terms to “Drug phototoxic response”

  • ReactionSee also Disorder
  • Response(drug)
    • phototoxic - L56.0
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L56.0 Drug phototoxic response

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.