2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L76.81

Other intraoperative complications of skin and subcutaneous tissue

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • L76.81 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Oth intraoperative complications of skin, subcu
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM L76.81 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L76.81 - other international versions of ICD-10 L76.81 may differ.
The following code(s) above L76.81 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to L76.81:
  • L00-L99
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range L00-L99

    Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • lipomelanotic reticulosis (I89.8)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    • systemic connective tissue disorders (M30-M36)
    • viral warts (B07.-)
    Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
  • L76.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L76.8

    Other intraoperative and postprocedural complications of skin and subcutaneous tissue

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Use Additional
    • code, if applicable, to further specify disorder
    Other intraoperative and postprocedural complications of skin and subcutaneous tissue
ICD-10-CM L76.81 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 919 Complications of treatment with mcc
  • 920 Complications of treatment with cc
  • 921 Complications of treatment without cc/mcc

Convert L76.81 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to L76.81:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L76.81
L76.12 Accidental puncture and laceration of skin and subcutaneous tissue during other procedure
L76.2 Postprocedural hemorrhage of skin and subcutaneous tissue following a procedure
L76.21 Postprocedural hemorrhage of skin and subcutaneous tissue following a dermatologic procedure
L76.22 Postprocedural hemorrhage of skin and subcutaneous tissue following other procedure
L76.3 Postprocedural hematoma and seroma of skin and subcutaneous tissue following a procedure
L76.31 Postprocedural hematoma of skin and subcutaneous tissue following a dermatologic procedure
L76.32 Postprocedural hematoma of skin and subcutaneous tissue following other procedure
L76.33 Postprocedural seroma of skin and subcutaneous tissue following a dermatologic procedure
L76.34 Postprocedural seroma of skin and subcutaneous tissue following other procedure
L76.8 Other intraoperative and postprocedural complications of skin and subcutaneous tissue
L76.81 Other intraoperative complications of skin and subcutaneous tissue
L76.82 Other postprocedural complications of skin and subcutaneous tissue
L80 Vitiligo
L81 Other disorders of pigmentation
L81.0 Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation
L81.1 Chloasma
L81.2 Freckles
L81.3 Café au lait spots
L81.4 Other melanin hyperpigmentation
L81.5 Leukoderma, not elsewhere classified
L81.6 Other disorders of diminished melanin formation

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.