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ICD 10 Code A18.5

Tuberculosis of eye

2017 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code

This is a common, and in many cases lethal, infectious disease caused by various strains of mycobacteria, usually Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This diagnosis is with involvement of the eyelid.
  • A18.5 is not a billable or specific ICD-10-CM diagnosis code.Codes under this level describe diganosis in detail.
  • 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 A18.5 allows for the capture of data regarding signs, symptoms, risk factors and comorbidities to better describe the clinical issue overall.

    ICD 10 CODE A18.5 Exclude 2:

    • lupus vulgaris of eyelid (A18.4,)

  • Major Diagnostic Categories

    MDC Category Not Assigned For This ICD Code A18.5

  • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups

    MS-DRG Category Not Assigned For This ICD Code A18.5

  • Clinical Classifications Software

    CCS Category Not Assigned For This ICD Code A18.5

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

    A18.5 ICD CODE is not Assigned For ACSA Admit

  • New York University Emergency Department visit severity algorithm
    NYU ED

    A18.5 ICD CODE is not Assigned in Category By NYU ED Algorithm

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