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ICD-10-CM Code B95.61
Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infection as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere

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

B95.61 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infection as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


Coding Notes for B95.61 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.
Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) infection as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
Staphylococcus aureus infection NOS as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #867-869 - Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #867-869 - Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with CC.
  • DRG Group #867-869 - Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Pyoderma ulcerosum tropicalum (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'B95.61 - Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infection as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code B95.61. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site (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 B95.61 and a single ICD9 code, 041.11 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: B95.6 - Staphylococcus aureus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/B9561