ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 21, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Measles complicated by meningitis B05.1

B05.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B05.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section B00-B09 Viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions (B00-B09)
Category B05 Measles

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Postmeasles meningitis
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Measles complicated by meningitis”

  • Measles(black) (hemorrhagic) (suppressed) - B05.9
    • with
      • meningitis - B05.1
  • Meningitis(basal) (basic) (brain) (cerebral) (cervical) (congestive) (diffuse) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (membranous) (metastatic) (nonspecific) (pontine) (progressive) (simple) (spinal) (subacute) (sympathetic) (toxic) - G03.9
    • in(due to)
      • measles - B05.1
    • postmeasles - B05.1
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.