ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 22, 2017

See: Other infestations

  ICD-10 Code for Infestation, unspecified B88.9

B88.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B88.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section B85-B89 Pediculosis, acariasis and other infestations (B85-B89)
Category B88 Other infestations

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Infestation (skin) NOS
  • Infestation by mites NOS
  • Skin parasites NOS
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Related Terms to “Infestation, unspecified”

See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B88.9 Infestation, unspecified

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