ICD-10-CM Code B50
Plasmodium falciparum malaria
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 B50 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of B50 that describes the diagnosis 'plasmodium falciparum malaria' in more detail.
- B50 Plasmodium falciparum malaria NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code B50 is used to code Blackwater fever
(see PMID 23402997 and PMID 22931368)
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Coding Notes for B50 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Includes Notes:
IncludesIncludes notes further define, or give examples of, conditions included in the section.
- Mixed infections of Plasmodium falciparum with any other Plasmodium species
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'B50 - Plasmodium falciparum malaria'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code B50. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.