ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Feb 23, 2019

See: Varicella encephalitis, myelitis and encephalomyelitis

  ICD-10 Code for Varicella encephalitis & encephalomyelitis B01.11

B01.11 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B01.11 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 B01 Varicella [chickenpox]

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Postchickenpox encephalitis and encephalomyelitis
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Varicella encephalitis and encephalomyelitis”

  • Encephalitis(chronic) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (nonepidemic) (spurious) (subacute) - G04.90
    • postchickenpox - B01.11
    • postvaricella - B01.11
  • Encephalomyelitis - G04.90See also Encephalitis
    • postchickenpox - B01.11
    • postvaricella - B01.11
  • Varicella - B01.9
    • with
      • encephalitis - B01.11
      • encephalomyelitis - B01.11
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B01.11 Varicella encephalitis and encephalomyelitis

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.