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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert


Straightforward Crosswalk Helps Pinpoint Actinic Keratosis Diagnoses

Under ICD-10, L57.0 will be your go-to code. When your clinician diagnoses actinic keratosis, you report the condition in much the same way as you did in ICD-9. You also have a simple crosswalk code to clinch the diagnosis in ICD-10. ICD-9: When your practitioner arrives at a diagnosis of actinic keratosis, you report 702.0 (Actinic keratosis). You cannot use [...]