ICD-10-CM Code B08.0
Other orthopoxvirus infections
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 B08.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of B08.0 that describes the diagnosis 'other orthopoxvirus infections' in more detail.
- B08.0 Other orthopoxvirus infections NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code B080 is used to code Orf (disease)
Orf is an exanthemous disease caused by a parapox virus and occurring primarily in sheep and goats. It is also known as contagious pustular dermatitis, infectious labial dermatitis, ecthyma contagiosum, thistle disease and scabby mouth. Orf virus is zoonotic - it can also infect humans.
|ICD 9 Code:||512|
A thumb with two denuded orf lesions, following a bite by a sheep
Coding Notes for B08.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 ExcludesType-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
- Monkeypox - instead, use Code B04
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'B08.0 - Other orthopoxvirus infections'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code B08.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.