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ICD 10 Code A20.0

Bubonic plague

2017 Billable/Specific Code

A disease caused by an infection with the gram-negative bacteria Yersinia pestis. This disease commonly presents with an infection of the lymph nodes leading to swelling and pain. This disease may also present with gangrene of the extremities, chills, malaise, high fever, muscle cramps, or seizures. Transmission is through the bite of an infected flea, by direct contact, or by droplet transmission.
  • A20.0 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 A20.0 allows for the capture of data regarding signs, symptoms, risk factors and comorbidities to better describe the clinical issue overall.

Reverse Index Lookup for ICD 10 CM CODE A20.0


The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM A20.0:
  • Bubonic plague   A20.0
  • Plague   A20.9
    • bubonic   A20.0
    • lymphatic gland   A20.0
    • malignant   A20.0

  • Major Diagnostic Categories
    M.D.C

    • MDC Category : 18
    • MDC Type : Medical
    • Description : Infectious and Parasitic DDs (Systemic or unspecified sites)

  • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups
    MS-DRG

    • DRG Range: 867-869
      • 867 -- OTHER INFECTIOUS & PARASITIC DISEASES DIAGNOSES W MCC
      • 868 -- OTHER INFECTIOUS & PARASITIC DISEASES DIAGNOSES W CC
      • 869 -- OTHER INFECTIOUS & PARASITIC DISEASES DIAGNOSES W/O CC/MCC

  • Clinical Classifications Software
    CCS

    • CCS Category Number : 3
    • Description : Bacterial infection; unspecified site
    • 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

    A20.0 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 - 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 Bubonic plague

Also called: Bubonic plague, Pneumonic plaguePlague is an infection caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis. The bacteria are found mainly in rats and in the fleas that feed on them. People and other animals can get plague from rat or flea bites. In the past, plague destroyed entire civilizations. Today ...

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