Valid for Submission
B81.1 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of intestinal capillariasis. The code B81.1 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code B81.1 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like capillaria aerophila infection, capillaria infection or capillaria philippinensis infection.
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 B81.1:
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.
- Capillariasis NOS
- Infection due to Capillaria philippinensis
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.
- hepatic capillariasis B83.8
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 B81.1 are found in the index:
- - Capillariasis (intestinal) - B81.1
- - Diarrhea, diarrheal (disease) (infantile) (inflammatory) - R19.7
- - 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:
- Capillaria aerophila infection
- Capillaria infection
- Capillaria philippinensis infection
- ENOPLIDA INFECTIONS-. infections with nematodes of the order enoplida.
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
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Information for Patients
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