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ICD-10-CM Code B85.4
Mixed pediculosis and phthiriasis

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

B85.4 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of mixed pediculosis and phthiriasis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


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

Coding Notes for B85.4 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.
Infestation classifiable to more than one of the categories B85.0-B85.3 See code B85.0-

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Mixed pediculosis (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'B85.4 - Mixed pediculosis and phthiriasis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code B85.4. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Mixed pediculosis infestation (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 132.3 was previously used, B85.4 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: B85 - Pediculosis and phthiriasis

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