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ICD 10 Code A15.0

Tuberculosis of lung

2017 Billable/Specific Code

This is a common, and in many cases lethal, infectious disease of the lung caused by various strains of mycobacteria, usually Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This diagnosis is confirmed by sputum microscopy with or without culture.
  • A15.0 is a billable ICD-10 medical codes that provide a detailed representation of a patient's conditions or diagnoses.
  • ICD-10-CM codes are used for a variety of purposes, including statistics and for billing and claims reimbursement.
  • This is the American ICD 10 CM Version Of A15.0 allows for the capture of data regarding signs, symptoms, risk factors and comorbidities to better describe the clinical issue overall.

    Inclusion Term For Icd 10 Code A15.0

    • Tuberculous bronchiectasis
    • Tuberculous fibrosis of lung
    • Tuberculous pneumonia
    • Tuberculous pneumothorax

Reverse Index Lookup for ICD 10 CM CODE A15.0


The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM A15.0:
  • Aneurysm   I72.9
    • Rasmussen NEC   A15.0
  • Assmann\'s focus NEC   A15.0
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic   R58
  • Tuberculosis, tubercular, tuberculous   A15.9
    • pulmonary   A15.0

  • Major Diagnostic Categories
    M.D.C

    • MDC Category : 04|25|
    • MDC Type : Medical
    • Description : Diseases and Disorders of the Respiratory System|Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection|

  • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups
    MS-DRG

    • DRG Range: |177-179|974-976|
      • 177 -- RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS & INFLAMMATIONS W MCC
      • 178 -- RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS & INFLAMMATIONS W CC
      • 179 -- RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS & INFLAMMATIONS W/O CC/MCC
      • 974 -- HIV W MAJOR RELATED CONDITION W MCC
      • 975 -- HIV W MAJOR RELATED CONDITION W CC
      • 976 -- HIV W MAJOR RELATED CONDITION W/O CC/MCC

  • Clinical Classifications Software
    CCS

    • CCS Category Number : 1
    • Description : Tuberculosis
    • Multi CCS Level 1 Number : 1
    • Level 1 Description : Infectious and parasitic diseases
    • Multi CCS Level 2 Number : 1.1
    • Level 2 Description : Bacterial infection

  • Prevention Quality Indicators (admissions for 'ambulatory care sensitive conditions')
    ACSC

    A15.0 ICD CODE is not Assigned For ACSA Admit

  • New York University Emergency Department visit severity algorithm
    NYU ED

    • Non-emergent - 0%
    • Emergent/Primary Care Treatable - 0%
    • Emergent - ED Care Needed - Preventable/Avoidable - 100%
    • Emergent - ED Care Needed - Not Preventable/Avoidable - 0%
    • Primary diagnosis of injury 0%
    • Primary diagnosis of mental health problems 0%
    • Primary diagnosis of substance abuse 0%
    • Primary diagnosis of Alcohol 0%
    • Unclassified 0%

Health Topic Realted To Tuberculosis of lung

Also called: TBTuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attack the lungs, but they can also damage other parts of the body. TB spreads through the air when a person with TB of the lungs or throat coughs, sneezes, or talks. If you ...

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