ICD-10-CM Code B01.1
Varicella encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code B01.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of B01.1 that describes the diagnosis 'varicella encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis' in more detail.
- B01.1 Varicella encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code B01 is used to code Chickenpox
Chickenpox, also known as varicella, is a highly contagious disease caused by the initial infection with varicella zoster virus (VZV). The disease results in a characteristic skin rash that forms small, itchy blisters, which eventually scab over. It usually starts on the chest, back, and face then spreads to the rest of the body. Other symptoms may include fever, feeling tired, and headaches. Symptoms usually last five to ten days. Complications may occasionally include pneumonia, inflammation of the brain, or bacterial infections of the skin among others. The disease is often more severe in adults than children. Symptoms begin ten to twenty one days after exposure to the virus.
|ICD 9 Code:||52|
Male with varicella disease
Coding Notes for B01.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Postchickenpox encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'B01.1 - Varicella encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code B01.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.