Diagnosis Code

B76.8 OTHER HOOKWORM DISEASES

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B76.8

Short Description: Other hookworm diseases

Long Description: Other hookworm diseases

The code B76.8 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Helminthiases (B65-B83)
      • Hookworm diseases (B76)
        • B76.8 Other hookworm diseases

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Cutaneous larva migrans
  • Cutaneous larva migrans
  • Cutaneous larva migrans caused by Uncinaria larva
  • Gnathostomal cutaneous larva migrans
  • Infection caused by Gnathostoma
  • Infection caused by Uncinaria
  • Larval gnathostomiasis

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code B76.8 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0)
  • Major Gastrointestinal Disorders And Peritoneal Infections With Mcc (371)
  • Major Gastrointestinal Disorders And Peritoneal Infections With Cc (372)
  • Major Gastrointestinal Disorders And Peritoneal Infections Without Cc/mcc (373)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B76.8 Right Arrow 126.9 Ancylostomiasis NOS
This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 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.

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
B76 Hookworm diseases
B76.0 Ancylostomiasis
B76.1 Necatoriasis
B76.9 Hookworm disease, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 1/1/2018