Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
Viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions
2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B05.9
Measles without complication
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
- B05.9 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 B05.9 became effective on October 1, 2019.
- This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B05.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 B05.9 may differ.
The following code(s) above B05.9
contain annotation back-references
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- Applicable To annotations, or
- Code Also annotations, or
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that may be applicable to B05.9
ICD-10-CM B05.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
- A highly contagious infectious disease caused by morbillivirus, common among children but also seen in the nonimmune of any age, in which the virus enters the respiratory tract via droplet nuclei and multiplies in the epithelial cells, spreading throughout the mononuclear phagocyte system.
- A highly contagious viral infection caused by the measles virus. Symptoms appear 8-12 days after exposure and include a rash, cough, fever and muscle pains that can last 4-7 days. Measles vaccines are available to provide prophylaxis, usually combined with mumps and rubella vaccines (mmr).
- Childhood viral disease manifested as acute febrile illness associated with cough, coryza, conjunctivitis, spots on the buccal mucosa, and rash starting on the head and neck and spreading to the rest of the body.
- Measles is an infectious disease caused by a virus. It spreads easily from person to person. The main symptom of measles is an itchy skin rash. The rash often starts on the head and moves down the body. Other symptoms include
sometimes measles can lead to serious problems. There is no treatment for measles, but the measles-mumps-rubella (mmr) vaccine can prevent it. You may have heard of "german measles", also known as rubella, which is a different illness altogether. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- runny nose
- conjunctivitis (pink eye)
- 865 Viral illness with mcc
- 866 Viral illness without mcc
Convert B05.9 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
- 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
- 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B05.9
Measles complicated by encephalitis
Measles complicated by meningitis
Measles complicated by pneumonia
Measles complicated by otitis media
Measles with intestinal complications
Measles with other complications
Measles keratitis and keratoconjunctivitis
Other measles complications
Measles without complication
Rubella [German measles]
Rubella with neurological complications
Rubella with neurological complication, unspecified
Other neurological complications of rubella
Rubella with other complications
Other rubella complications
Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.