ICD-10-CM Code B56.1
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
B56.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of rhodesiense trypanosomiasis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code B56 is used to code Trypanosomiasis
Trypanosomiasis or trypanosomosis is the name of several diseases in vertebrates caused by parasitic protozoan trypanosomes of the genus Trypanosoma.
|MeSH Codes:||D014352, D014352|
|ICD 9 Codes:||865, 856|
Coding Notes for B56.1 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.
- East African sleeping sickness
- Infection due to Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense
- DRG Group #867-869 - Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with MCC.
- DRG Group #867-869 - Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with CC.
- DRG Group #867-869 - Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses without CC or MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'B56.1 - Rhodesiense trypanosomiasis'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code B56.1. 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 086.4 was previously used, B56.1 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.