2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A06.8

Amebic infection of other sites

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • A06.8 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM A06.8 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A06.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 A06.8 may differ.
The following code(s) above A06.8 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to A06.8:
  • A00-B99
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range A00-B99

    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases

    Includes
    • diseases generally recognized as communicable or transmissible
    Type 1 Excludes
    • certain localized infections - see body system-related chapters
    Type 2 Excludes
    • carrier or suspected carrier of infectious disease (Z22.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O98.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases specific to the perinatal period (P35-P39)
    • influenza and other acute respiratory infections (J00-J22)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16.-)
    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
  • A06
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A06

    Amebiasis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • infection due to Entamoeba histolytica
    Type 1 Excludes
    • other protozoal intestinal diseases (A07.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    Amebiasis
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to A06.8:
  • Type 1 Excludes: N48.1
    , N51
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N48.1

    Balanitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
    Type 1 Excludes
    • amebic balanitis (A06.8)
    • balanitis xerotica obliterans (N48.0)
    • candidal balanitis (B37.42)
    • gonococcal balanitis (A54.23)
    • herpesviral [herpes simplex] balanitis (A60.01)
    Use Additional
    • code (B95-B97), to identify infectious agent
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N51

    Disorders of male genital organs in diseases classified elsewhere

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx Manifestation Code
    Code First
    Type 1 Excludes
    • amebic balanitis (A06.8)
    • candidal balanitis (B37.42)
    • gonococcal balanitis (A54.23)
    • gonococcal prostatitis (A54.22)
    • herpesviral [herpes simplex] balanitis (A60.01)
    • trichomonal prostatitis (A59.02)
    • tuberculous prostatitis (A18.14)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A06.8
A05.9 Bacterial foodborne intoxication, unspecified
A06 Amebiasis
A06.0 Acute amebic dysentery
A06.1 Chronic intestinal amebiasis
A06.2 Amebic nondysenteric colitis
A06.3 Ameboma of intestine
A06.4 Amebic liver abscess
A06.5 Amebic lung abscess
A06.6 Amebic brain abscess
A06.7 Cutaneous amebiasis
A06.8 Amebic infection of other sites
A06.81 Amebic cystitis
A06.82 Other amebic genitourinary infections
A06.89 Other amebic infections
A06.9 Amebiasis, unspecified
A07 Other protozoal intestinal diseases
A07.0 Balantidiasis
A07.1 Giardiasis [lambliasis]
A07.2 Cryptosporidiosis
A07.3 Isosporiasis
A07.4 Cyclosporiasis

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.