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ICD 10 Code A15.5

Tuberculosis of larynx, trachea and bronchus

2017 Billable/Specific Code

A specific presentation of respiratory TB, localized to the upper respiratory tract (i.e. larynx, trachea and bronchii)
  • A15.5 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 A15.5 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 A15.5

    • Tuberculosis of bronchus
    • Tuberculosis of glottis
    • Tuberculosis of larynx
    • Tuberculosis of trachea

Reverse Index Lookup for ICD 10 CM CODE A15.5


The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM A15.5:
  • Bronchitis   J40
    • caseous   A15.5
    • tuberculous   A15.5
  • Broncholithiasis   J98.09
    • tuberculous NEC   A15.5
  • Fistula   L98.8
    • bronchocutaneous, bronchomediastinal, bronchopleural, bronchopleuromediastinal   J86.0
      • tuberculous NEC   A15.5
  • Laryngitis   J04.0
    • tuberculous   A15.5
  • Laryngotracheitis   J04.2
    • tuberculous   A15.5
    • trachea   J39.8
      • tuberculous NEC   A15.5
    • trachea   J39.8
      • tuberculous NEC   A15.5
  • Tracheitis   J04.10
    • with
      • bronchitis   J40
        • tuberculous NEC   A15.5
      • laryngitis   J04.2
        • tuberculous NEC   A15.5
    • tuberculous   A15.5
  • Tuberculosis, tubercular, tuberculous   A15.9
    • bronchi, bronchial, bronchus   A15.5
      • fistula   A15.5
    • bronchitis   A15.5
    • bronchorrhagia   A15.5
    • bronchotracheal   A15.5
    • epiglottis   A15.5
    • glottis   A15.5
    • laryngitis   A15.5
    • larynx   A15.5
    • peribronchitis   A15.5
    • perichondritis, larynx   A15.5
    • trachea, tracheal   A15.5
    • tracheobronchial   A15.5

  • 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

    A15.5 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 - 0%
    • 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 100%

Health Topic Realted To Tuberculosis of larynx, trachea and bronchus

Also called: Pharyngeal disordersYour throat is a tube that carries food to your esophagus and air to your windpipe and larynx. The technical name for your throat is the pharynx. Throat problems are common. You've probably had a sore throat. The cause is usually a viral infection, but other causes ...

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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