2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99.8

Other infectious disease

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • B99.8 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 B99.8 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B99.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 B99.8 may differ.
The following code(s) above B99.8 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 B99.8:
  • 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
ICD-10-CM B99.8 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
  • 974 Hiv with major related condition with mcc
  • 975 Hiv with major related condition with cc
  • 976 Hiv with major related condition without cc/mcc

Convert B99.8 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B99.8:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • epidemic B99.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99.9

      Unspecified infectious disease

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      • specified NEC B99.8
    • infectious, infective B99.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99.9

      Unspecified infectious disease

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      • specified NEC B99.8
  • 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
    • infective B99.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99.9

      Unspecified infectious disease

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • specified NEC B99.8
  • 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
    • infectious B99.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99.9

      Unspecified infectious disease

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • specified NEC B99.8
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) B99.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99.9

    Unspecified infectious disease

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • specified NEC B99.8

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B99.8
B97.35 Human immunodeficiency virus, type 2 [HIV 2] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B97.39 Other retrovirus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B97.4 Respiratory syncytial virus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B97.5 Reovirus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B97.6 Parvovirus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B97.7 Papillomavirus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B97.8 Other viral agents as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B97.81 Human metapneumovirus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B97.89 Other viral agents as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
B99 Other and unspecified infectious diseases
B99.8 Other infectious disease
B99.9 Unspecified infectious disease
C00 Malignant neoplasm of lip
C00.0 Malignant neoplasm of external upper lip
C00.1 Malignant neoplasm of external lower lip
C00.2 Malignant neoplasm of external lip, unspecified
C00.3 Malignant neoplasm of upper lip, inner aspect
C00.4 Malignant neoplasm of lower lip, inner aspect
C00.5 Malignant neoplasm of lip, unspecified, inner aspect
C00.6 Malignant neoplasm of commissure of lip, unspecified
C00.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of lip

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