Valid for Submission
B97.29 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other coronavirus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere. The code B97.29 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 B97.29 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like disease due to coronaviridae, middle east respiratory syndrome or pneumonia caused by human coronavirus.
The code B97.29 describes a circumstance which influences the patient's health status but not a current illness or injury. The code is unacceptable as a principal diagnosis.
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 B97.29 are found in the index:
The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Disease due to Coronaviridae
- Middle East respiratory syndrome
- Pneumonia caused by Human coronavirus
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
Convert B97.29 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code B97.29 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.