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

See: Chagas' disease

B57 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
Chagas' disease
Includes
  • American trypanosomiasis
  • infection due to Trypanosoma cruzi

More specific codes for Chagas' disease

  • B57.0 - Acute Chagas' disease with heart involvement
  • B57.1 - Acute Chagas' disease without heart involvement
  • B57.2 - Chagas' disease (chronic) with heart involvement
  • B57.3 - Chagas' disease (chronic) with digestive system involvement
    • B57.30 - Chagas' disease with digestive system involvement, unspecified
    • B57.31 - Megaesophagus in Chagas' disease
    • B57.32 - Megacolon in Chagas' disease
    • B57.39 - Other digestive system involvement in Chagas' disease
  • B57.4 - Chagas' disease (chronic) with nervous system involvement
    • B57.40 - Chagas' disease with nervous system involvement, unspecified
    • B57.41 - Meningitis in Chagas' disease
    • B57.42 - Meningoencephalitis in Chagas' disease
    • B57.49 - Other nervous system involvement in Chagas' disease
  • B57.5 - Chagas' disease (chronic) with other organ involvement
See also ICD 10 code for
Back to B57
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B57 Chagas' disease

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.