2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B60.2

Naegleriasis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • B60.2 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM B60.2 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B60.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 B60.2 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Primary amebic meningoencephalitis
The following code(s) above B60.2 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 B60.2:
  • A00-B99
    2021 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
  • B50-B64
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range B50-B64

    Protozoal diseases

    Type 1 Excludes
    • amebiasis (A06.-)
    • other protozoal intestinal diseases (A07.-)
    Protozoal diseases
  • B60
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B60

    Other protozoal diseases, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • cryptosporidiosis (A07.2)
    • intestinal microsporidiosis (A07.8)
    • isosporiasis (A07.3)
    Other protozoal diseases, not elsewhere classified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Infection by naegleria
  • Meningoencephalitis due to free-living amebae
ICD-10-CM B60.2 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 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 B60.2 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to B60.2:
  • Type 2 Excludes: A06
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A06

    Amebiasis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • infection due to Entamoeba histolytica
    Type 1 Excludes
    • other protozoal intestinal diseases (A07.-)
    Type 2 Excludes

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B60.2:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • protozoal B64
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B64

      Unspecified protozoal disease

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • naegleriasis B60.2
  • Encephalitis (chronic) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (nonepidemic) (spurious) (subacute) G04.90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G04.90

    Encephalitis and encephalomyelitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Ventriculitis (cerebral) NOS
    • in (due to)
      • naegleriasis B60.2
  • Meningoencephalitis G04.90
    - see also Encephalitis
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G04.90

    Encephalitis and encephalomyelitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Ventriculitis (cerebral) NOS
    • in (due to)
      • free-living amebae B60.2
      • Naegleria B60.2 (amebae) (organisms) (fowleri)
    • primary amebic B60.2
  • Naegleriasis B60.2 (with meningoencephalitis)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B60.2
B60.01 …… due to Babesia microti
B60.02 …… due to Babesia duncani
B60.03 …… due to Babesia divergens
B60.09 Other babesiosis
B60.1 Acanthamebiasis
B60.10 …… unspecified
B60.11 Meningoencephalitis due to Acanthamoeba (culbertsoni)
B60.12 Conjunctivitis due to Acanthamoeba
B60.13 Keratoconjunctivitis due to Acanthamoeba
B60.19 Other acanthamebic disease
B60.2 Naegleriasis
B60.8 Other specified protozoal diseases
B64 Unspecified protozoal disease
B65 Schistosomiasis [bilharziasis]
B65.0 Schistosomiasis due to Schistosoma haematobium [urinary schistosomiasis]
B65.1 Schistosomiasis due to Schistosoma mansoni [intestinal schistosomiasis]
B65.2 Schistosomiasis due to Schistosoma japonicum
B65.3 Cercarial dermatitis
B65.8 Other schistosomiasis
B65.9 Schistosomiasis, unspecified
B66 Other fluke infections

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