2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B06.81

Rubella pneumonia

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  • B06.81 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM B06.81 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B06.81 - other international versions of ICD-10 B06.81 may differ.
The following code(s) above B06.81 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 B06.81:
  • 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
  • B06
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B06

    Rubella [German measles]

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    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital rubella (P35.0)
    Rubella [German measles]
ICD-10-CM B06.81 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems
  • 865 Viral illness with mcc
  • 866 Viral illness without mcc

Convert B06.81 to ICD-9-CM

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 B06.81:
  • Type 1 Excludes: J17
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J17

    Pneumonia in diseases classified elsewhere

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    Code First
    • underlying disease, such as:
    • Q fever (A78)
    • rheumatic fever (I00)
    • schistosomiasis (B65.0-B65.9)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • candidial pneumonia (B37.1)
    • chlamydial pneumonia (J16.0)
    • gonorrheal pneumonia (A54.84)
    • histoplasmosis pneumonia (B39.0-B39.2)
    • measles pneumonia (B05.2)
    • nocardiosis pneumonia (A43.0)
    • pneumocystosis (B59)
    • pneumonia due to Pneumocystis carinii (B59)
    • pneumonia due to Pneumocystis jiroveci (B59)
    • pneumonia in actinomycosis (A42.0)
    • pneumonia in anthrax (A22.1)
    • pneumonia in ascariasis (B77.81)
    • pneumonia in aspergillosis (B44.0-B44.1)
    • pneumonia in coccidioidomycosis (B38.0-B38.2)
    • pneumonia in cytomegalovirus disease (B25.0)
    • pneumonia in toxoplasmosis (B58.3)
    • rubella pneumonia (B06.81)
    • salmonella pneumonia (A02.22)
    • spirochetal infection NEC with pneumonia (A69.8)
    • tularemia pneumonia (A21.2)
    • typhoid fever with pneumonia (A01.03)
    • varicella pneumonia (B01.2)
    • whooping cough with pneumonia (A37 with fifth-character 1)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B06.81:
  • Pneumonia (acute) (double) (migratory) (purulent) (septic) (unresolved) J18.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J18.9

    Pneumonia, unspecified organism

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    • in (due to)
      • rubella B06.81

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B06.81
B05.81 Measles keratitis and keratoconjunctivitis
B05.89 Other measles complications
B05.9 Measles without complication
B06 Rubella [German measles]
B06.0 Rubella with neurological complications
B06.00 Rubella with neurological complication, unspecified
B06.01 Rubella encephalitis
B06.02 Rubella meningitis
B06.09 Other neurological complications of rubella
B06.8 Rubella with other complications
B06.81 Rubella pneumonia
B06.82 Rubella arthritis
B06.89 Other rubella complications
B06.9 Rubella without complication
B07 Viral warts
B07.0 Plantar wart
B07.8 Other viral warts
B07.9 Viral wart, unspecified
B08 Other viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions, not elsewhere classified
B08.0 Other orthopoxvirus infections
B08.01 Cowpox and vaccinia not from vaccine

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