B07 - Viral warts

Version 2023
ICD-10:B07
Short Description:Viral warts
Long Description:Viral warts
Status: Not Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions (B00-B09)
      • Viral warts (B07)

B07 is a non-specific and non-billable ICD-10 code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of viral warts. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding for Viral warts

Non-specific codes like B07 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for viral warts:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use B07.0 for Plantar wart
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use B07.8 for Other viral warts
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use B07.9 for Viral wart, unspecified

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to this diagnosis code:


Includes

Includes
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Type 2 Excludes

Type 2 Excludes
A type 2 excludes note represents "Not included here". An excludes2 note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition represented by the code, but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When an Excludes2 note appears under a code, it is acceptable to use both the code and the excluded code together, when appropriate.

Patient Education


Warts

Warts are growths on your skin caused by an infection with humanpapilloma virus, or HPV. Types of warts include :

In children, warts often go away on their own. In adults, they tend to stay. If they hurt or bother you, or if they multiply, you can remove them. Chemical skin treatments usually work. If not, various freezing, surgical and laser treatments can remove warts.


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