Fever presenting with conditions classified elsewhere R50.81

  • R50.81 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM R50.81 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of R50.81 - other international versions of ICD-10 R50.81 may differ.
Code First:
  • underlying condition when associated fever is present, such as with:
  • leukemia (C91-C95)
  • neutropenia (D70.-)
  • sickle-cell disease (D57.-)

Codes: = Billable

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.