Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 086.5
African trypanosomiasis, unspecified
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 086.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 086.5 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 086.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B56.9 African trypanosomiasis, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • African trypanosomiasis
  • African trypanosomiasis infection
Applies To
  • Sleeping sickness NOS
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 086.5:
  • African
    • sleeping sickness 086.5
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • sleeping (see also Narcolepsy) 347.00
      • meaning sleeping sickness (see also Trypanosomiasis) 086.5
  • Schlafkrankheit 086.5
  • Sickness
  • Sleeping sickness 086.5
  • Trypanosomiasis 086.9
    • African 086.5
      • due to Trypanosoma 086.5
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