ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 22, 2017

See: Smallpox

  ICD-10 Code for Smallpox B03

B03 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B03 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 B03 Smallpox

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In 1980 the 33rd World Health Assembly declared that smallpox had been eradicated.The classification is maintained for surveillance purposes.

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.

Notes:
In 1980 the 33rd World Health Assembly declared that smallpox had been eradicated.The classification is maintained for surveillance purposes.

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Related Terms to “Smallpox”

  • Alastrim - B03
  • Smallpox - B03
  • Variola(major) (minor) - B03
  • Varioloid - B03
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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.