ICD-10-CM Code B83
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code B83 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the seven child codes of B83 that describes the diagnosis 'other helminthiases' in more detail.
- B83 Other helminthiases NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for B83 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Capillariasis NOS - instead, use code B81.1
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 ExcludesType-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
- Intestinal capillariasis - instead, use code B81.1
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'B83 - Other helminthiases'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code B83. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.