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ICD-10-CM Code B76.1

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

B76.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of necatoriasis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code B761 is used to code Necatoriasis

Necatoriasis is the condition of infection by Necator hookworms, such as Necator americanus. This hookworm infection is a type of helminthiasis (infection) which is a type of neglected tropical disease.

Specialty: Infectious Disease
MeSH Code: D009332
ICD 9 Code: 126.9
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for B76.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
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Infection due to Necator americanus

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #371-373 - Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections with MCC.
  • DRG Group #371-373 - Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections with CC.
  • DRG Group #371-373 - Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections without CC or MCC.


Necatoriasis due to necator americanus (exact match)

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 126.1 was previously used, B76.1 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: B76 - Hookworm diseases

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