ICD-10-CM Code B05.1
Measles complicated by meningitis
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
B05.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of measles complicated by meningitis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code B05 is used to code Exanthem
An exanthem or exanthema (from Greek ἐξάνθημα exánthēma, "a breaking out") is a widespread rash usually occurring in children but can occur in adults. An exanthem can be caused by toxins, drugs, or microorganisms, or can result from autoimmune disease.
|MeSH Codes:||D005076, D005076, D005076, D005076, D005076|
|ICD 9 Codes:||34, 55, 56, 57, 782.1|
this disease in an adult
Coding Notes for B05.1 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.
- Postmeasles meningitis
- DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.
- DRG Group #865-866 - Viral illness with MCC.
- DRG Group #865-866 - Viral illness without MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'B05.1 - Measles complicated by meningitis'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code B05.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code B05.1 and a single ICD9 code, 055.79 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.