ICD-10-CM Code B66.4
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
B66.4 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of paragonimiasis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code B664 is used to code Paragonimiasis
Paragonimiasis is a food-borne parasitic infection caused by the lung fluke, most commonly Paragonimus westermani. It infects an estimated 22 million people yearly worldwide. It is particularly common in East Asia. More than 30 species of trematodes (flukes) of the genus Paragonimus have been reported; among the more than 10 species reported to infect humans, the most common is P. westermani, the oriental lung fluke.
Coding Notes for B66.4 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.
- Infection due to Paragonimus species
- Lung fluke disease
- Pulmonary distomiasis
- DRG Group #177-179 - Respiratory infections and inflammations with MCC.
- DRG Group #177-179 - Respiratory infections and inflammations with CC.
- DRG Group #177-179 - Respiratory infections and inflammations without CC or MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'B66.4 - Paragonimiasis'
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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 121.2 was previously used, B66.4 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.