ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 18, 2018

See: Cysticercosis

B69 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
  • cysticerciasis infection due to larval form of Taenia solium

More specific codes for Cysticercosis

  • B69.0 - Cysticercosis of central nervous system
  • B69.1 - Cysticercosis of eye
  • B69.8 - Cysticercosis of other sites
    • B69.81 - Myositis in cysticercosis
    • B69.89 - Cysticercosis of other sites
  • B69.9 - Cysticercosis, unspecified
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See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B69 Cysticercosis

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.