2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B83.9

Helminthiasis, unspecified

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  • B83.9 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 B83.9 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B83.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 B83.9 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Worms NOS
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as B83.9. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • intestinal helminthiasis NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B82.0

    Intestinal helminthiasis, unspecified

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    B82.0
    )
The following code(s) above B83.9 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 B83.9:
  • 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

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    Type 1 Excludes
    • capillariasis NOS (B81.1)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • intestinal capillariasis (B81.1)
    Other helminthiases
Approximate Synonyms
  • Arthropathy associated with helminthiasis
  • Arthropathy with helminthiasis
  • Helminth infection
Clinical Information
  • A parasitic infection characterized by the infestation with worms, mainly in the intestine.
  • Diseases caused by parasitic worms of the helminth class.
  • Infections caused by infestation with worms of the class trematoda.
  • Infestation with parasitic worms of the helminth class.
ICD-10-CM B83.9 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 B83.9 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 B83.9:
  • Code First: K67
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K67

    Disorders of peritoneum in infectious diseases classified elsewhere

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    Code First
    • underlying disease, such as:
    • congenital syphilis (A50.0)
    • helminthiasis (B65.0 -B83.9)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • peritonitis in chlamydia (A74.81)
    • peritonitis in diphtheria (A36.89)
    • peritonitis in gonococcal (A54.85)
    • peritonitis in syphilis (late) (A52.74)
    • peritonitis in tuberculosis (A18.31)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B83.9:
  • Arthritis, arthritic (acute) (chronic) (nonpyogenic) (subacute) M19.90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M19.90

    Unspecified osteoarthritis, unspecified site

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    Applicable To
    • Arthrosis NOS
    • Arthritis NOS
    • Osteoarthritis NOS
  • Colic (bilious) (infantile) (intestinal) (recurrent) (spasmodic) R10.83
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R10.83

    Colic

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Pediatric Dx (0-17 years)
    Applicable To
    • Colic NOS
    • Infantile colic
    Type 1 Excludes
    • colic in adult and child over 12 months old (R10.84)
    • worm NOS B83.9
  • Fever (inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills) (with rigor) R50.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R50.9

    Fever, unspecified

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    Applicable To
    • Fever NOS
    • Fever of unknown origin [FUO]
    • Fever with chills
    • Fever with rigors
    • Hyperpyrexia NOS
    • Persistent fever
    • Pyrexia NOS
    • worm B83.9
  • Granuloma L92.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L92.9

    Granulomatous disorder of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified

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    Type 2 Excludes
    • peritoneum K66.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K66.8

      Other specified disorders of peritoneum

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

    Unspecified infectious disease

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  • 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
    • helminth B83.9
    • nematode NEC (intestinal) B82.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B82.0

      Intestinal helminthiasis, unspecified

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      • conjunctiva NEC B83.9
    • worms B83.9

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B83.9
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
B87.1 Wound myiasis

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