ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 17, 2017

See: Pneumocystosis

  ICD-10 Code for Pneumocystosis B59

B59 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B59 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section B50-B64 Protozoal diseases (B50-B64)
Category B59 Pneumocystosis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Pneumonia due to Pneumocystis carinii
  • Pneumonia due to Pneumocystis jiroveci
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Pneumocystosis”

  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
    • Pneumocystis carinii(pneumonia) - B59
    • Pneumocystis jiroveci(pneumonia) - B59
  • Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia - B59
  • Pneumocystis jiroveci(pneumonia) - B59
  • Pneumocystosis(with pneumonia) - B59
  • Pneumonia(acute) (double) (migratory) (purulent) (septic) (unresolved) - J18.9
    • in(due to)
      • pneumocystosis(Pneumocystis carinii) (Pneumocystis jiroveci) - B59
    • interstitial - J84.9
      • plasma cell - B59
    • plasma cell(of infants) - B59
    • Pneumocystis(carinii) (jiroveci) - B59
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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.