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ICD 10 Code A20.2

Pneumonic plague

2017 Billable/Specific Code

Pneumonic plague is a zoonotic disease caused by Yersinia pestis (formerly known as Pasteurella pestis) involving the lung. The lungs are seeded by hematogenous spread or from inhalation of the pathogen.
  • A20.2 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 A20.2 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 A20.2


The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM A20.2:
  • Plague   A20.9
    • pneumonic   A20.2
    • pulmonary, pulmonic   A20.2
  • Pneumonia   J18.9
    • in
      • Yersinia pestis   A20.2

  • Major Diagnostic Categories
    M.D.C

    • MDC Category : 04
    • MDC Type : Medical
    • Description : Diseases and Disorders of the Respiratory System

  • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups
    MS-DRG

    • DRG Range: 177-179
      • 177 -- RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS & INFLAMMATIONS W MCC
      • 178 -- RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS & INFLAMMATIONS W CC
      • 179 -- RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS & INFLAMMATIONS W/O CC/MCC

  • Clinical Classifications Software
    CCS

    • CCS Category Number : 122
    • Description : Pneumonia (except that caused by tuberculosis or sexually transmitted disease)
    • Multi CCS Level 1 Number : 8
    • Level 1 Description : Diseases of the respiratory system
    • Multi CCS Level 2 Number : 8.1
    • Level 2 Description : Respiratory infections

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

    A20.2 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%

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