ICD-10-CM Code B05.89

Other measles complications

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

B05.89 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other measles complications. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code B05.89 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like atypical measles, exanthem due to measles virus, measles myocarditis, measles of the central nervous system, measles with complication, rubeola retinopathy, etc

ICD-10:B05.89
Short Description:Other measles complications
Long Description:Other measles complications

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code B05.89 are found in the index:


Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Atypical measles
  • Exanthem due to measles virus
  • Measles myocarditis
  • Measles of the central nervous system
  • Measles with complication
  • Rubeola retinopathy

Convert B05.89 to ICD-9

  • 055.79 - Measles complication NEC (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions (B00-B09)
      • Measles (B05)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020

Information for Patients


Measles

Measles is an infectious disease caused by a virus. It spreads easily from person to person. It causes a blotchy red rash. The rash often starts on the head and moves down the body. Other symptoms include

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Runny nose
  • Conjunctivitis (pink eye)
  • Feeling achy and run down
  • Tiny white spots inside the mouth

Sometimes measles can lead to serious problems. There is no treatment for measles, but the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine can prevent it.

"German measles", also known as rubella, is a completely different illness.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


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