2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L98.428

Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back with other specified severity

    2018 - New Code 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • L98.428 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back with oth severity
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM L98.428 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L98.428 - other international versions of ICD-10 L98.428 may differ.
The following code(s) above L98.428 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 L98.428:
  • 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
  • L98.4
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L98.4

    Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Chronic ulcer of skin NOS
    • Tropical ulcer NOS
    • Ulcer of skin NOS
    Type 2 Excludes
    Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin, not elsewhere classified
ICD-10-CM L98.428 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 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
  • 592 Skin ulcers with mcc
  • 593 Skin ulcers with cc
  • 594 Skin ulcers without cc/mcc

Convert L98.428 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): New code
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to L98.428:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L98.428
L98.416 …… with bone involvement without evidence of necrosis
L98.418 …… with other specified severity
L98.419 …… with unspecified severity
L98.42 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back
L98.421 …… limited to breakdown of skin
L98.422 …… with fat layer exposed
L98.423 …… with necrosis of muscle
L98.424 …… with necrosis of bone
L98.425 …… with muscle involvement without evidence of necrosis
L98.426 …… with bone involvement without evidence of necrosis
L98.428 …… with other specified severity
L98.429 …… with unspecified severity
L98.49 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites
L98.491 …… limited to breakdown of skin
L98.492 …… with fat layer exposed
L98.493 …… with necrosis of muscle
L98.494 …… with necrosis of bone
L98.495 …… with muscle involvement without evidence of necrosis
L98.496 …… with bone involvement without evidence of necrosis
L98.498 …… with other specified severity
L98.499 …… with unspecified severity

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