Gangrene, not elsewhere classified I96

The ICD10 code for the diagnosis "Gangrene, not elsewhere classified" is "I96". I96 is a VALID/BILLABLE ICD10 code, i.e it is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

  • I96 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM I96 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of I96 - other international versions of ICD-10 I96 may differ.
Applicable To:
  • Gangrenous cellulitis
Type 1 Excludes:
  • gangrene in atherosclerosis of native arteries of the extremities (I70.26)
  • gangrene in hernia (K40.1, K40.4, K41.1, K41.4, K42.1, K43.1-, K44.1, K45.1, K46.1)
  • gangrene in other peripheral vascular diseases (I73.-)
  • gangrene of certain specified sites - see Alphabetical Index
  • gas gangrene (A48.0)
  • pyoderma gangrenosum (L88)
Type 2 Excludes:
  • gangrene in diabetes mellitus (E08-E13 with .52)

Codes: = Billable

  • I96 Gangrene, not elsewhere classified

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