2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B48.8

Other specified mycoses

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • B48.8 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 B48.8 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B48.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 B48.8 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Adiaspiromycosis
  • Infection of tissue and organs by Alternaria
  • Infection of tissue and organs by Drechslera
  • Infection of tissue and organs by Fusarium
  • Infection of tissue and organs by saprophytic fungi NEC
The following code(s) above B48.8 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 B48.8:
  • 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
  • B35-B49
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range B35-B49

    Mycoses

    Type 2 Excludes
    • hypersensitivity pneumonitis due to organic dust (J67.-)
    • mycosis fungoides (C84.0-)
    Mycoses
Approximate Synonyms
  • Opportunistic mycosis
  • Phaeohyphomycosis
ICD-10-CM B48.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 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
  • 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 B48.8 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B48.8:
  • Adiaspiromycosis B48.8
  • Hemisporosis B48.8
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) B99.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99.9

    Unspecified infectious disease

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • fungus NOS B49
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B49

      Unspecified mycosis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Fungemia NOS
      • pathogenic to compromised host only B48.8
    • mycotic NOS B49
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B49

      Unspecified mycosis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Fungemia NOS
      • pathogenic to compromised host only B48.8
    • Alternaria B48.8
    • Fusarium B48.8
  • Mycosis, mycotic B49
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B49

    Unspecified mycosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Fungemia NOS
    • opportunistic B48.8
    • specified NEC B48.8

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B48.8
B47 Mycetoma
B47.0 Eumycetoma
B47.1 Actinomycetoma
B47.9 Mycetoma, unspecified
B48 Other mycoses, not elsewhere classified
B48.0 Lobomycosis
B48.1 Rhinosporidiosis
B48.2 Allescheriasis
B48.3 Geotrichosis
B48.4 Penicillosis
B48.8 Other specified mycoses
B49 Unspecified mycosis
B50 Plasmodium falciparum malaria
B50.0 Plasmodium falciparum malaria with cerebral complications
B50.8 Other severe and complicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria
B50.9 Plasmodium falciparum malaria, unspecified
B51 Plasmodium vivax malaria
B51.0 Plasmodium vivax malaria with rupture of spleen
B51.8 Plasmodium vivax malaria with other complications
B51.9 Plasmodium vivax malaria without complication
B52 Plasmodium malariae malaria

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