2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B68.1

Taenia saginata taeniasis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • B68.1 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 B68.1 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B68.1 - other international versions of ICD-10 B68.1 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Beef tapeworm (infection)
  • Infection due to adult tapeworm Taenia saginata
The following code(s) above B68.1 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 B68.1:
  • 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
  • B68
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B68

    Taeniasis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Taeniasis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Taenia saginata infection
ICD-10-CM B68.1 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 391 Esophagitis, gastroenteritis and miscellaneous digestive disorders with mcc
  • 392 Esophagitis, gastroenteritis and miscellaneous digestive disorders without mcc

Convert B68.1 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 B68.1:
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) B99.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99.9

    Unspecified infectious disease

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • Taeniarhynchus saginatus B68.1
  • Infestation B88.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B88.9

    Infestation, unspecified

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    Applicable To
    • Infestation (skin) NOS
    • Infestation by mites NOS
    • Skin parasites NOS
    • Taenia B68.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B68.9

      Taeniasis, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • mediocanellata B68.1
      • saginata B68.1
    • tapeworm B71.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B71.9

      Cestode infection, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Tapeworm (infection) NOS
      • beef B68.1
    • beef tapeworm B68.1
    • Taeniarhynchus saginatus B68.1
  • Taenia (infection) (infestation) B68.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B68.9

    Taeniasis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • mediocanellata B68.1
    • saginata B68.1

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B68.1
B67.6 Echinococcus multilocularis infection, other and multiple sites
B67.61 Echinococcus multilocularis infection, multiple sites
B67.69 Echinococcus multilocularis infection, other sites
B67.7 Echinococcus multilocularis infection, unspecified
B67.8 Echinococcosis, unspecified, of liver
B67.9 Echinococcosis, other and unspecified
B67.90 Echinococcosis, unspecified
B67.99 Other echinococcosis
B68 Taeniasis
B68.0 Taenia solium taeniasis
B68.1 Taenia saginata taeniasis
B68.9 Taeniasis, unspecified
B69 Cysticercosis
B69.0 Cysticercosis of central nervous system
B69.1 Cysticercosis of eye
B69.8 Cysticercosis of other sites
B69.81 Myositis in cysticercosis
B69.89 Cysticercosis of other sites
B69.9 Cysticercosis, unspecified
B70 Diphyllobothriasis and sparganosis
B70.0 Diphyllobothriasis

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