ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 21, 2017
L76.0 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.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of skin and subcutaneous tissue complicating a procedure
Excludes1
  • intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of skin and subcutaneous tissue due to accidental puncture and laceration during a procedure (L76.1-)

More specific codes for Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of skin and subcutaneous tissue complicating a procedure

  • L76.01 - Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of skin and subcutaneous tissue complicating a dermatologic procedure
  • L76.02 - Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of skin and subcutaneous tissue complicating other procedure
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L76.0 Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of skin and subcutaneous tissue complicating a procedure

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.