2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B95.8

Unspecified staphylococcus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • B95.8 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Unsp staphylococcus as the cause of diseases classd elswhr
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM B95.8 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B95.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 B95.8 may differ.
The following code(s) above B95.8 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 B95.8:
  • 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
  • B95-B97
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range B95-B97

    Bacterial and viral infectious agents

    Note
    • These categories are provided for use as supplementary or additional codes to identify the infectious agent(s) in diseases classified elsewhere.
    Bacterial and viral infectious agents
Approximate Synonyms
  • Septic myocarditis - staphylococcal
  • Staphylococcal arthritis of bilateral ankles
  • Staphylococcal arthritis of bilateral elbows
  • Staphylococcal arthritis of bilateral feet
  • Staphylococcal arthritis of bilateral hands
  • Staphylococcal arthritis of bilateral hips
  • Staphylococcal arthritis of bilateral knees
  • Staphylococcal arthritis of bilateral shoulders
  • Staphylococcal arthritis of bilateral wrists
  • Staphylococcal infection
  • Staphylococcal infectious disease
  • Staphylococcal septic myocarditis
ICD-10-CM B95.8 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 B95.8 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 B95.8:
  • Use Additional: G00.3
    , M00.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G00.3

    Staphylococcal meningitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Use Additional
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M00.0

    Staphylococcal arthritis and polyarthritis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • infection and inflammatory reaction due to internal joint prosthesis (T84.5-)
    Use Additional

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B95.8:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B95.8
B95.0 Streptococcus, group A, as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B95.1 Streptococcus, group B, as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B95.2 Enterococcus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B95.3 Streptococcus pneumoniae as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B95.4 Other streptococcus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B95.5 Unspecified streptococcus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B95.6 Staphylococcus aureus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B95.61 Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infection as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B95.62 Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B95.7 Other staphylococcus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B95.8 Unspecified staphylococcus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B96 Other bacterial agents as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B96.0 Mycoplasma pneumoniae [M. pneumoniae] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B96.1 Klebsiella pneumoniae [K. pneumoniae] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B96.2 Escherichia coli [E. coli ] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B96.20 Unspecified Escherichia coli [E. coli] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B96.21 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli [E. coli] [STEC] O157 as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B96.22 Other specified Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli [E. coli] [STEC] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B96.23 Unspecified Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli [E. coli] [STEC] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B96.29 Other Escherichia coli [E. coli] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B96.3 Hemophilus influenzae [H. influenzae] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere

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