2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B83.8

Other specified helminthiases

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • B83.8 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 B83.8 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B83.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 B83.8 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Acanthocephaliasis
  • Gongylonemiasis
  • Hepatic capillariasis
  • Metastrongyliasis
  • Thelaziasis
The following code(s) above B83.8 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 B83.8:
  • 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
  • B83
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B83

    Other helminthiases

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • capillariasis NOS (B81.1)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • intestinal capillariasis (B81.1)
    Other helminthiases
Approximate Synonyms
  • Angiostrongylus infection
  • Infection by angiostrongylus
ICD-10-CM B83.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 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 B83.8 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
Code annotations containing back-references to B83.8:
  • Type 2 Excludes: B81.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B81.1

    Intestinal capillariasis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Capillariasis NOS
    • Infection due to Capillaria philippinensis
    Type 2 Excludes
    • hepatic capillariasis (B83.8)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B83.8:
  • Acanthocephaliasis B83.8
  • Capillariasis (intestinal) B81.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B81.1

    Intestinal capillariasis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Capillariasis NOS
    • Infection due to Capillaria philippinensis
    Type 2 Excludes
    • hepatic capillariasis (B83.8)
    • hepatic B83.8
  • Dioctophyme renalis B83.8 (infection) (infestation)
  • Echinorhynchiasis B83.8
  • Gongylonemiasis B83.8
  • Helminthiasis - see also Infestation, helminth
    • specified type NEC B83.8
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) B99.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99.9

    Unspecified infectious disease

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • Capillaria (intestinal) B81.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B81.1

      Intestinal capillariasis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Capillariasis NOS
      • Infection due to Capillaria philippinensis
      Type 2 Excludes
      • hepatic capillariasis (B83.8)
      • hepatica B83.8
    • helminths B83.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B83.9

      Helminthiasis, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Worms NOS
      Type 1 Excludes
      • intestinal helminthiasis NOS (B82.0)
      • specified type NEC B83.8
    • worms B83.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B83.9

      Helminthiasis, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Worms NOS
      Type 1 Excludes
      • intestinal helminthiasis NOS (B82.0)
      • specified type NEC B83.8
    • Gongylonema B83.8
  • 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
    • Capillaria
      • hepatica B83.8
    • helminth B83.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B83.9

      Helminthiasis, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Worms NOS
      Type 1 Excludes
      • intestinal helminthiasis NOS (B82.0)
      • specified type NEC B83.8
    • Gongylonema B83.8
  • Metastrongyliasis B83.8
  • Thelaziasis B83.8

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B83.8
B81.8 Other specified intestinal helminthiases
B82 Unspecified intestinal parasitism
B82.0 Intestinal helminthiasis, unspecified
B82.9 Intestinal parasitism, unspecified
B83 Other helminthiases
B83.0 Visceral larva migrans
B83.1 Gnathostomiasis
B83.2 Angiostrongyliasis due to Parastrongylus cantonensis
B83.3 Syngamiasis
B83.4 Internal hirudiniasis
B83.8 Other specified helminthiases
B83.9 Helminthiasis, unspecified
B85 Pediculosis and phthiriasis
B85.0 Pediculosis due to Pediculus humanus capitis
B85.1 Pediculosis due to Pediculus humanus corporis
B85.2 Pediculosis, unspecified
B85.3 Phthiriasis
B85.4 Mixed pediculosis and phthiriasis
B86 Scabies
B87 Myiasis
B87.0 Cutaneous myiasis

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