Valid for Submission
B70.0 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of diphyllobothriasis. The code B70.0 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code B70.0 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like diphyllobothriasis, disease due to cestode of order diphyllobothriidea, disease due to diphyllobothriidae, infection by bothriocephalus, infection by braunia , infection by cyathocephalus, etc.
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 the code B70.0:
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
- Diphyllobothrium (adult) (latum) (pacificum) infection
- Fish tapeworm (infection)
Type 2 ExcludesType 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.
- larval diphyllobothriasis B70.1
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 B70.0 are found in the index:
- - Anemia (essential) (general) (hemoglobin deficiency) (infantile) (primary) (profound) - D64.9
- - Bothriocephalus latus infestation - B70.0
- - Diphyllobothriasis (intestine) - B70.0
- - Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) - B99.9
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Disease due to cestode of order Diphyllobothriidea
- Disease due to Diphyllobothriidae
- Infection by Bothriocephalus
- Infection by Braunia
- Infection by Cyathocephalus
- Infection by Digramma
- Infection by Diphyllobothrium latum
- Infection by Diphyllobothrium pacificum
- Infection by Ligula
- Infection by Schistocephalus
- Infection by Triaenophorus
- Intestinal diphyllobothriasis
- Megaloblastic anemia due to fish tapeworm
- DIPHYLLOBOTHRIASIS-. infection with tapeworms of the genus diphyllobothrium.
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
|MS-DRG||MS-DRG Title||MCD||Relative Weight|
|391||ESOPHAGITIS, GASTROENTERITIS AND MISCELLANEOUS DIGESTIVE DISORDERS WITH MCC||06||1.2444|
|392||ESOPHAGITIS, GASTROENTERITIS AND MISCELLANEOUS DIGESTIVE DISORDERS WITHOUT MCC||06||0.7644|
The relative weight of a diagnostic related group determines the reimbursement rate based on the severity of a patient's illness and the associated cost of care during hospitalization.
Convert B70.0 to ICD-9 Code
Information for Patients
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