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

See: Plasmodium falciparum malaria

  ICD-10 Code for Other severe & complicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria B50.8

B50.8 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B50.8 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 B50 Plasmodium falciparum malaria

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Severe or complicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria NOS
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Related Terms to “Other severe and complicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria”

  • Fever(inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills) (with rigor) - R50.9
    • bilious, hemoglobinuric - B50.8
    • blackwater - B50.8
    • hematuric, bilious - B50.8
    • hemoglobinuric(malarial) (bilious) - B50.8
    • West
      • African - B50.8
  • HematinuriaSee also Hemoglobinuria
    • malarial - B50.8
  • Hematuria - R31.9
    • malarial - B50.8
  • Hemoglobinuria - R82.3
    • malarial - B50.8
  • Malaria, malarial(fever) - B54
    • with
      • blackwater fever - B50.8
        • hemoglobinuric(bilious) - B50.8
      • hemoglobinuria - B50.8
    • falciparum - B50.9
      • with complications NEC - B50.8
      • severe - B50.8
  • West African fever - B50.8
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B50.8 Other severe and complicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria

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.