Valid for Submission
B89 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of unspecified parasitic disease. The code B89 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 B89 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like arthritis due to parasitic infection, arthritis of lower limb due to parasitic infection, disease caused by parasite, gastric ulcer due to parasitic infection, infection of anterior chamber of eye caused by parasite , infection of lacrimal gland, etc.
Unspecified diagnosis codes like B89 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.
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 B89 are found in the index:
- - Arthritis, arthritic (acute) (chronic) (nonpyogenic) (subacute) - M19.90
- - Encephalitis (chronic) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (nonepidemic) (spurious) (subacute) - G04.90
- - Hydrocephalus (acquired) (external) (internal) (malignant) (recurrent) - G91.9
- - Infestation - B88.9
- - Mastoiditis (coalescent) (hemorrhagic) (suppurative) - H70.9
- - Meningitis (basal) (basic) (brain) (cerebral) (cervical) (congestive) (diffuse) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (membranous) (metastatic) (nonspecific) (pontine) (progressive) (simple) (spinal) (subacute) (sympathetic) (toxic) - G03.9
- - Neuritis (rheumatoid) - M79.2
- - Palsy - See Also: Paralysis; - G83.9
- - Parasitism - B89
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Arthritis due to parasitic infection
- Arthritis of lower limb due to parasitic infection
- Disease caused by parasite
- Gastric ulcer due to parasitic infection
- Infection of anterior chamber of eye caused by parasite
- Infection of lacrimal gland
- Infection of respiratory tract caused by parasite
- Infectious cirrhosis
- Infective ulcer of esophagus
- Nematode infestation of skin
- Parasitic chorioretinitis
- Parasitic choroiditis
- Parasitic cirrhosis
- Parasitic eyelid infestation
- Parasitic infection causing gastritis
- Parasitic infection causing granuloma of cerebrum
- Parasitic infection causing myelitis
- Parasitic infection causing ulcer of esophagus
- Parasitic infection of fetus or newborn
- Parasitic infection of lacrimal gland
- Parasitic infection of lung
- Parasitic infection of skin
- Parasitic infection of the central nervous system
- Parasitic infestation of orbit
- Parasitic meningitis
- Parasitic myocarditis
- Parasitic myositis
- Parasitic pericarditis
- Parasitic peritonitis
- Parasitic postinfectious arthropathy
- Pneumonia due to parasitic infestation
- Trypanosomiasis with encephalitis
- PARASITIC DISEASES-. infections or infestations with parasites. they are often contracted through contact with an intermediate vector but may occur as the result of direct exposure.
- PARASITIC DISEASES ANIMAL-. animal diseases caused by parasites.
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
Convert B89 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code B89 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.
Information for Patients
Parasites are living things that use other living things - like your body - for food and a place to live. You can get them from contaminated food or water, a bug bite, or sexual contact. Some parasitic diseases are easily treated and some are not.
Parasites range in size from tiny, one-celled organisms called protozoa to worms that can be seen with the naked eye. Some parasitic diseases occur in the United States. Contaminated water supplies can lead to Giardia infections. Cats can transmit toxoplasmosis, which is dangerous for pregnant women. Others, like malaria, are common in other parts of the world.
If you are traveling, it's important to drink only water you know is safe. Prevention is especially important. There are no vaccines for parasitic diseases. Some medicines are available to treat parasitic infections.
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