2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B44.81

Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • B44.81 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM B44.81 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B44.81 - other international versions of ICD-10 B44.81 may differ.
The following code(s) above B44.81 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 B44.81:
  • A00-B99
    2019 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
  • B35-B49
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range B35-B49

    Mycoses

    Type 2 Excludes
    • hypersensitivity pneumonitis due to organic dust (J67.-)
    • mycosis fungoides (C84.0-)
    Mycoses
  • B44
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B44

    Aspergillosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • aspergilloma
    Aspergillosis
Clinical Information
  • An immune reaction to aspergillus in patients usually suffering from asthma or cystic fibrosis.
  • Hypersensitivity reaction (allergic reaction) to fungus aspergillus in an individual with long-standing bronchial asthma. It is characterized by pulmonary infiltrates, eosinophilia, elevated serum immunoglobulin e, and skin reactivity to aspergillus antigen.
ICD-10-CM B44.81 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 196 Interstitial lung disease with mcc
  • 197 Interstitial lung disease with cc
  • 198 Interstitial lung disease without cc/mcc

Convert B44.81 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B44.81:
  • Aspergillosis (with pneumonia) B44.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B44.9

    Aspergillosis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • pulmonary NEC B44.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B44.1

      Other pulmonary aspergillosis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • allergic B44.81
    • bronchopulmonary, allergic B44.81

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B44.81
B43.1 Pheomycotic brain abscess
B43.2 Subcutaneous pheomycotic abscess and cyst
B43.8 Other forms of chromomycosis
B43.9 Chromomycosis, unspecified
B44 Aspergillosis
B44.0 Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis
B44.1 Other pulmonary aspergillosis
B44.2 Tonsillar aspergillosis
B44.7 Disseminated aspergillosis
B44.8 Other forms of aspergillosis
B44.81 Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
B44.89 Other forms of aspergillosis
B44.9 Aspergillosis, unspecified
B45 Cryptococcosis
B45.0 Pulmonary cryptococcosis
B45.1 Cerebral cryptococcosis
B45.2 Cutaneous cryptococcosis
B45.3 Osseous cryptococcosis
B45.7 Disseminated cryptococcosis
B45.8 Other forms of cryptococcosis
B45.9 Cryptococcosis, unspecified

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