ICD-10-CM Code B36.1
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
B36.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of tinea nigra. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code B361 is used to code Tinea nigra
Tinea nigra (also known as "superficial phaeohyphomycosis," and "Tinea nigra palmaris et plantaris") is a superficial fungal infection that causes dark brown to black painless patches on the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet.:311
Coding Notes for B36.1 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.
- Keratomycosis nigricans palmaris
- Microsporosis nigra
- Pityriasis nigra
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'B36.1 - Tinea nigra'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code B36.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 111.1 was previously used, B36.1 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.