ICD-10 Diagnosis Code B04

Monkeypox

Diagnosis Code B04

ICD-10: B04
Short Description: Monkeypox
Long Description: Monkeypox
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code B04

Valid for Submission
The code B04 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions (B00-B09)
      • Monkeypox (B04)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code B04 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 865 - VIRAL ILLNESS WITH MCC
  • 866 - VIRAL ILLNESS WITHOUT MCC

Convert to ICD-9 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.

Synonyms
  • Human monkeypox
  • Monkeypox

Information for Patients


Monkeypox Virus Infections

Monkeypox is a rare viral disease. It occurs mostly in central and western Africa. Wild rodents and squirrels carry it, but it is called monkeypox because scientists saw it first in lab monkeys. In 2003, it was reported in prairie dogs and humans in the U.S.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


[Read More]
Previous Code
Previous Code B03
Next Code
B05 Next Code