2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B02.8

Zoster with other complications

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  • B02.8 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM B02.8 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B02.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 B02.8 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Herpes zoster otitis externa
The following code(s) above B02.8 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 B02.8:
  • A00-B99
    2020 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
  • B02
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B02

    Zoster [herpes zoster]

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    Includes
    • shingles
    • zona
    Zoster [herpes zoster]
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilateral herpes zoster otitis externa
  • Herpes zoster otitis externa
  • Herpes zoster with complication
  • Left herpes zoster otitis externa
  • Otitis externa due to herpes zoster
  • Right herpes zoster otitis externa
ICD-10-CM B02.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems
  • 865 Viral illness with mcc
  • 866 Viral illness without mcc
  • 974 Hiv with major related condition with mcc
  • 975 Hiv with major related condition with cc
  • 976 Hiv with major related condition without cc/mcc

Convert B02.8 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
Code annotations containing back-references to B02.8:
  • Type 1 Excludes: H62.4
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H62.4

    Otitis externa in other diseases classified elsewhere

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    Code First
    • underlying disease, such as:
    • erysipelas (A46)
    • impetigo (L01.0)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • otitis externa (in):
    • candidiasis (B37.84)
    • herpes viral [herpes simplex] (B00.1)
    • herpes zoster (B02.8)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B02.8:
  • Herpes, herpesvirus, herpetic B00.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B00.9

    Herpesviral infection, unspecified

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    Applicable To
    • Herpes simplex infection NOS
    • zoster B02.9
      - see also condition
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B02.9

      Zoster without complications

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      Applicable To
      • Zoster NOS
      • complicated NEC B02.8
      • specified complication NEC B02.8
  • Otitis (acute) H66.90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H66.90

    Otitis media, unspecified, unspecified ear

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    • externa H60.9-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H60.9-

      Unspecified otitis externa

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      • in (due to)
        • herpes (simplex) B00.1
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B00.1

          Herpesviral vesicular dermatitis

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          Applicable To
          • Herpes simplex facialis
          • Herpes simplex labialis
          • Herpes simplex otitis externa
          • Vesicular dermatitis of ear
          • Vesicular dermatitis of lip
          • zoster B02.8
        • zoster B02.8

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B02.8
B02.24 Postherpetic myelitis
B02.29 Other postherpetic nervous system involvement
B02.3 Zoster ocular disease
B02.30 …… unspecified
B02.31 Zoster conjunctivitis
B02.32 Zoster iridocyclitis
B02.33 Zoster keratitis
B02.34 Zoster scleritis
B02.39 Other herpes zoster eye disease
B02.7 Disseminated zoster
B02.8 Zoster with other complications
B02.9 Zoster without complications
B03 Smallpox
B04 Monkeypox
B05 Measles
B05.0 Measles complicated by encephalitis
B05.1 Measles complicated by meningitis
B05.2 Measles complicated by pneumonia
B05.3 Measles complicated by otitis media
B05.4 Measles with intestinal complications
B05.8 Measles with other complications

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