B37.8 - Candidiasis of other sites

Version 2023
Short Description:Candidiasis of other sites
Long Description:Candidiasis of other sites
Status: Not Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:

B37.8 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 candidiasis of other sites. 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.

Clinical Information

Specific Coding for Candidiasis of other sites

Non-specific codes like B37.8 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 candidiasis of other sites:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use B37.81 for Candidal esophagitis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use B37.82 for Candidal enteritis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use B37.83 for Candidal cheilitis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use B37.84 for Candidal otitis externa
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use B37.89 for Other sites of candidiasis

Patient Education

Yeast Infections

Candida is the scientific name for yeast. It is a fungus that lives almost everywhere, including in your body. Usually, your immune system keeps yeast under control. If you are sick or taking antibiotics, it can multiply and cause an infection.

Yeast infections affect different parts of the body in different ways:

Antifungal medicines get rid of yeast infections in most people. If you have a weak immune system, treatment might be more difficult.

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