ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 18, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Measles complicated by pneumonia B05.2

B05.2 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B05.2 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 pneumonia
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Measles complicated by pneumonia”

  • Measles(black) (hemorrhagic) (suppressed) - B05.9
    • with
      • pneumonia - B05.2
  • Pneumonia(acute) (double) (migratory) (purulent) (septic) (unresolved) - J18.9
    • giant cell(measles) - B05.2
    • in(due to)
      • measles - B05.2
    • postmeasles - B05.2
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.