ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 19, 2017

See: Other disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue related to radiation

  ICD-10 Code for Other specified disorders of the skin & subcutaneous tissue related to radiation L59.8

L59.8 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L59.8 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 L59 Other disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue related to radiation

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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.