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ICD-10-CM Code B81.8
Other specified intestinal helminthiases

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

B81.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other specified intestinal helminthiases. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

Coding Notes for B81.8 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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 Oesophagostomum species [esophagostomiasis]
Infection due to Ternidens diminutus [ternidensiasis]

MS-DRG Mapping

  • 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 'B81.8 - Other specified intestinal helminthiases'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code B81.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Ternidens diminutus infestation (B81.8)
Ternidensiasis (B81.8)
Physalopteriasis (B81.8)


Other specified intestinal helminthiasis (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code B81.8 and a single ICD9 code, 127.7 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: B81 - Other intestinal helminthiases, not elsewhere classified

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