Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B46.5
2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
- B46.5 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
- The 2018 edition of ICD-10-CM B46.5 became effective on October 1, 2017.
- This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B46.5 - other international versions of ICD-10 B46.5 may differ.
The following code(s) above B46.5
contain 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 B46.5
ICD-10-CM B46.5 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):
- Infection in humans and animals caused by any fungus in the order mucorales (e.g., absidia, mucor, rhizopus etc.) there are many clinical types associated with infection of the central nervous system, lung, gastrointestinal tract, skin, orbit and paranasal sinuses. In humans, it usually occurs as an opportunistic infection in patients with a chronic debilitating disease, particularly uncontrolled diabetes, or who are receiving immunosuppressive agents. (from Dorland, 28th ed)
- 793 Full term neonate with major problems
- 867 Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with mcc
- 868 Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with cc
- 869 Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses without cc/mcc
Convert B46.5 to ICD-9-CM
- 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B46.5
Other forms of cryptococcosis
Other mycoses, not elsewhere classified
Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.