ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 13, 2017

See: Plasmodium vivax malaria

  ICD-10 Code for Plasmodium vivax malaria without complication B51.9

B51.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B51.9 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 B51 Plasmodium vivax malaria

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Plasmodium vivax malaria NOS

Related Terms to “Plasmodium vivax malaria without complication”

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Questions related to B51.9 Plasmodium vivax malaria without complication

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.