2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B76.9

Hookworm disease, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • B76.9 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 B76.9 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B76.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 B76.9 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Cutaneous larva migrans NOS
The following code(s) above B76.9 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 B76.9:
  • A00-B99
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range A00-B99

    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases

    • 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
  • B76
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B76

    Hookworm diseases

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • uncinariasis
    Hookworm diseases
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cutaneous larva migrans
  • Larva migrans, cutaneous
Clinical Information
  • Infection of humans or animals with hookworms other than those caused by the genus ancylostoma or necator, for which the specific terms ancylostomiasis and necatoriasis are available.
ICD-10-CM B76.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 371 Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections with mcc
  • 372 Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections with cc
  • 373 Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections without cc/mcc

Convert B76.9 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
Code annotations containing back-references to B76.9:
  • Code First: D63.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D63.8

    Anemia in other chronic diseases classified elsewhere

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    Code First

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B76.9:
  • Anemia (essential) (general) (hemoglobin deficiency) (infantile) (primary) (profound) D64.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D64.9

    Anemia, unspecified

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    • tropical B76.9
    • brickmaker's B76.9
    • Egyptian B76.9
    • epidemic B76.9 - see also Ancylostomiasis
    • hookworm B76.9
    • miner's B76.9
  • Brickmakers' anemia B76.9
  • Chlorosis D50.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D50.9

    Iron deficiency anemia, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • Egyptian B76.9
    • miner's B76.9
  • Chorioretinitis - see also Inflammation, chorioretinal
    • Egyptian B76.9
    • miner's B76.9
  • Coolie itch B76.9
  • Creeping
    • eruption B76.9
  • Cutaneous - see also condition
    • larva migrans B76.9
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
  • Eruption
    • skin (nonspecific) R21
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R21

      Rash and other nonspecific skin eruption

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • rash NOS
      Type 1 Excludes
      • specified type of rash- code to condition
      • vesicular eruption (R23.8)
      • creeping B76.9 (meaning hookworm)
    • creeping B76.9
  • Ground itch B76.9
  • Hookworm (disease) (infection) (infestation) B76.9
    • with anemia B76.9
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) B99.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99.9

    Unspecified infectious disease

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • hookworm B76.9
  • Infestation B88.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B88.9

    Infestation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Infestation (skin) NOS
    • Infestation by mites NOS
    • Skin parasites NOS
  • Itch, itching - see also Pruritus
    • coolie B76.9
    • dew B76.9
    • ground B76.9
    • water B76.9
  • Larva migrans
  • Uncinariasis B76.9
  • Water
    • itch B76.9

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B76.9
B74.2 Filariasis due to Brugia timori
B74.3 Loiasis
B74.4 Mansonelliasis
B74.8 Other filariases
B74.9 Filariasis, unspecified
B75 Trichinellosis
B76 Hookworm diseases
B76.0 Ancylostomiasis
B76.1 Necatoriasis
B76.8 Other hookworm diseases
B76.9 Hookworm disease, unspecified
B77 Ascariasis
B77.0 Ascariasis with intestinal complications
B77.8 Ascariasis with other complications
B77.81 Ascariasis pneumonia
B77.89 Ascariasis with other complications
B77.9 Ascariasis, unspecified
B78 Strongyloidiasis
B78.0 Intestinal strongyloidiasis
B78.1 Cutaneous strongyloidiasis
B78.7 Disseminated strongyloidiasis

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