ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 16, 2018

See: Other cestode infections

  ICD-10 Code for Cestode infection, unspecified B71.9

B71.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B71.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section B65-B83 Helminthiases (B65-B83)
Category B71 Other cestode infections

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Tapeworm (infection) NOS
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Related Terms to “Cestode infection, unspecified”

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Questions related to B71.9 Cestode infection, unspecified

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.