2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B96.81

Helicobacter pylori [H. pylori] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • B96.81 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Helicobacter pylori as the cause of diseases classd elswhr
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM B96.81 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B96.81 - other international versions of ICD-10 B96.81 may differ.
The following code(s) above B96.81 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 B96.81:
  • 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
  • Gastric ulcer due to h pylori
  • Gastritis, helicobacter pylori
  • Helicobacter pylori gastrointestinal tract infection
  • Helicobacter pylori infection
  • Helicobacter-associated gastritis
  • Helicobacter-associated pyloric ulcer
  • Helicobactor pylori gastritis with hemorrhage
  • Hemorrhagic gastritis due to helicobacter pylori
  • Pyloric ulcer associated with helicobactor pylori
ICD-10-CM B96.81 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 B96.81 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 B96.81:
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) B99.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99.9

    Unspecified infectious disease

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    • bacterial NOS A49.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A49.9

      Bacterial infection, unspecified

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      Type 1 Excludes
      • as cause of disease classified elsewhere B96.89
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B96.89

        Other specified bacterial agents as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        • Helicobacter pylori [H.pylori] B96.81
    • Campylobacter, intestinal A04.5
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A04.5

      Campylobacter enteritis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • as cause of disease classified elsewhere B96.81
    • Helicobacter pylori A04.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A04.8

      Other specified bacterial intestinal infections

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • as cause of disease classified elsewhere B96.81

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B96.81
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
B96.4 Proteus (mirabilis) (morganii) as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B96.5 Pseudomonas (aeruginosa) (mallei) (pseudomallei) as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B96.6 Bacteroides fragilis [B. fragilis] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B96.7 Clostridium perfringens [C. perfringens] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B96.8 Other specified bacterial agents as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B96.81 Helicobacter pylori [H. pylori] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B96.82 Vibrio vulnificus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B96.89 Other specified bacterial agents as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B97 Viral agents as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B97.0 Adenovirus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B97.1 Enterovirus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B97.10 Unspecified enterovirus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B97.11 Coxsackievirus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B97.12 Echovirus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B97.19 Other enterovirus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B97.2 Coronavirus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere

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