B59 PNEUMOCYSTOSIS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B59

Short Description: Pneumocystosis

Long Description: Pneumocystosis

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Protozoal diseases (B50-B64)
      • Pneumocystosis (B59)
        • B59 Pneumocystosis

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code B59 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v32.0)
  • Respiratory Infections And Inflammations With Mcc (177)
  • Respiratory Infections And Inflammations With Cc (178)
  • Respiratory Infections And Inflammations Without Cc/mcc (179)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code B59 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Pneumonia due to Pneumocystis carinii
    • Pneumonia due to Pneumocystis jiroveci

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B59 Right Arrow 136.3 Pneumocystosis
This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2015 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

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This page was last updated on: 1/1/2017