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

See: Hookworm diseases

B76 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
Hookworm diseases
  • uncinariasis

More specific codes for Hookworm diseases

  • B76.0 - Ancylostomiasis
  • B76.1 - Necatoriasis
  • B76.8 - Other hookworm diseases
  • B76.9 - Hookworm disease, unspecified
See also ICD 10 code for
Back to B76
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B76 Hookworm diseases

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.