ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 14, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Measles complicated by encephalitis B05.0

B05.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B05.0 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 encephalitis
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Measles complicated by encephalitis”

  • Encephalitis(chronic) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (nonepidemic) (spurious) (subacute) - G04.90
    • in(due to)
      • measles - B05.0
    • postmeasles - B05.0
  • Encephalomyelitis - G04.90See also Encephalitis
    • postmeasles - B05.0
  • Measles(black) (hemorrhagic) (suppressed) - B05.9
    • with
      • encephalitis - B05.0
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B05.0 Measles complicated by encephalitis

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.