ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 21, 2017

See: Other bacterial agents as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere

B96 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.

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Other bacterial agents as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere

More specific codes for Other bacterial agents as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere

  • B96.0 - Mycoplasma pneumoniae [M. pneumoniae] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
  • B96.1 - Klebsiella pneumoniae [K. pneumoniae] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
  • B96.2 - Escherichia coli [E. coli ] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
    • B96.20 - Unspecified Escherichia coli [E. coli] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
    • B96.21 - Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli [E. coli] (STEC) O157 as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
    • B96.22 - Other specified Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli [E. coli] (STEC) as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
    • B96.23 - Unspecified Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli [E. coli] (STEC) as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
    • B96.29 - Other Escherichia coli [E. coli] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
  • B96.3 - Hemophilus influenzae [H. influenzae] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
  • B96.4 - Proteus (mirabilis) (morganii) as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
  • B96.5 - Pseudomonas (aeruginosa) (mallei) (pseudomallei) as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
  • B96.6 - Bacteroides fragilis [B. fragilis] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
  • B96.7 - Clostridium perfringens [C. perfringens] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
  • B96.8 - Other specified bacterial agents as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
    • B96.81 - Helicobacter pylori [H. pylori] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
    • B96.82 - Vibrio vulnificus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
    • B96.89 - Other specified bacterial agents as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
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See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

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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.