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ICD-10-CM Code B85
Pediculosis and phthiriasis

Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code B85 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of B85 that describes the diagnosis 'pediculosis and phthiriasis' in more detail.

The ICD code B85 is used to code Ectoparasitic infestation

An ectoparasitic infestation is a parasitic disease caused by organisms that live primarily on the surface of the host.

Specialty: Infectious Disease
MeSH Codes: D004478, D004478, D004478, D004478, D004478, D004478
ICD 9 Codes: 132, 133, 134, 132, 133, 134
Source: Wikipedia

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