B03 Smallpox

Coding Notes

Active
Billable, valid for HIPAA-covered transactions

Notes

In 1980 the 33rd World Health Assembly declared that smallpox had been eradicated.
The classification is maintained for surveillance purposes.

GEM Conversion to ICD-9 CM

Fs: 10000 Variola major
Fs: 10000 Alastrim

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Sibling Codes


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Code Title
A00-B99 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
B00-B09 Viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions (B00-B09)
B03 Smallpox
Notes
In 1980 the 33rd World Health Assembly declared that smallpox had been eradicated.
The classification is maintained for surveillance purposes.