ICD-10-CM Code B79
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
B79 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of trichuriasis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code B79 is used to code Nematode infection
Coding Notes for B79 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.
- Whipworm (disease)(infection)
- DRG Group #391-392 - Esophagitis, gastroent and misc digest disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #391-392 - Esophagitis, gastroent and misc digest disorders without MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'B79 - Trichuriasis'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code B79. 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 127.3 was previously used, B79 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.