ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Feb 20, 2019

See: Measles

B05 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
  • morbilli
  • subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (A81.1)

More specific codes for Measles

  • B05.0 - Measles complicated by encephalitis
  • B05.1 - Measles complicated by meningitis
  • B05.2 - Measles complicated by pneumonia
  • B05.3 - Measles complicated by otitis media
  • B05.4 - Measles with intestinal complications
  • B05.8 - Measles with other complications
    • B05.81 - Measles keratitis and keratoconjunctivitis
    • B05.89 - Other measles complications
  • B05.9 - Measles without complication
See also ICD 10 code for
Back to B05
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B05 Measles

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.