2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L89.43

Pressure ulcer of contiguous site of back, buttock and hip, stage 3

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • L89.43 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Pressr ulcer of contig site of back, buttock and hip, stg 3
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM L89.43 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L89.43 - other international versions of ICD-10 L89.43 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Healing pressure ulcer of contiguous site of back, buttock and hip, stage 3
  • Pressure ulcer with full thickness skin loss involving damage or necrosis of subcutaneous tissue, contiguous site of back, buttock and hip
The following code(s) above L89.43 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 L89.43:
  • L00-L99
    2019 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
  • L89
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L89

    Pressure ulcer

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code First
    • any associated gangrene (I96)
    Includes
    • bed sore
    • decubitus ulcer
    • plaster ulcer
    • pressure area
    • pressure sore
    Type 2 Excludes
    Pressure ulcer
Approximate Synonyms
  • Pressure ulcer of contiguous sites of back, buttock and hip stage 3
  • Pressure ulcer of contiguous sites of back, buttock, and hip stage 3
ICD-10-CM L89.43 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 573 Skin graft for skin ulcer or cellulitis with mcc
  • 574 Skin graft for skin ulcer or cellulitis with cc
  • 575 Skin graft for skin ulcer or cellulitis without cc/mcc
  • 576 Skin graft except for skin ulcer or cellulitis with mcc
  • 577 Skin graft except for skin ulcer or cellulitis with cc
  • 578 Skin graft except for skin ulcer or cellulitis without cc/mcc
  • 592 Skin ulcers with mcc
  • 593 Skin ulcers with cc
  • 594 Skin ulcers without cc/mcc

Convert L89.43 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L89.43
L89.320 …… unstageable
L89.321 …… stage 1
L89.322 …… stage 2
L89.323 …… stage 3
L89.324 …… stage 4
L89.329 …… unspecified stage
L89.4 Pressure ulcer of contiguous site of back, buttock and hip
L89.40 …… unspecified stage
L89.41 …… stage 1
L89.42 …… stage 2
L89.43 …… stage 3
L89.44 …… stage 4
L89.45 …… unstageable
L89.5 Pressure ulcer of ankle
L89.50 Pressure ulcer of unspecified ankle
L89.500 …… unstageable
L89.501 …… stage 1
L89.502 …… stage 2
L89.503 …… stage 3
L89.504 …… stage 4
L89.509 …… unspecified stage

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