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ICD 10 Code A39.0

Meningococcal meningitis

2017 Billable/Specific Code

A condition of the meninges, caused by an infection with the gram-negative bacteria Neisseria meningitidis. This condition is characterized by high fever, stiff neck, severe headache, vomiting, purpura, photophobia, and sometimes chills, altered mental status, or seizures. Transmission is through haematogenous spread to the meninges after droplet transmission or direct contact. Confirmation is by identification of Neisseria meningitidis through a lumbar puncture, agglutination tests, or polymerase chain reaction.
  • A39.0 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 A39.0 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 A39.0


The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM A39.0:
  • Fever   R50.9
    • cerebrospinal meningococcal   A39.0
    • petechial   A39.0
    • spotted   A77.9
      • cerebrospinal meningitis   A39.0
  • Infection, infected, infective   B99.9
    • meningococcal seeAlso : condition  A39.9
      • cerebrospinal   A39.0
      • meninges   A39.0
    • cerebrospinal
      • meningococcal   A39.0
  • Meningitis   G03.9
    • cerebrospinal   A39.0
    • diplococcal   A39.0
    • epidemic NEC   A39.0
    • meningococcal   A39.0
    • Neisseria   A39.0
  • Meningococcus, meningococcal seeAlso : condition  A39.9
    • meningitis   A39.0

  • Major Diagnostic Categories
    M.D.C

    • MDC Category : 01|
    • MDC Type : Medical
    • Description : Diseases and Disorders of the Nervous System|

  • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups
    MS-DRG

    • DRG Range: |023-027|094-096|
      • 023 -- CRANIO W MAJOR DEV IMPL/ACUTE COMPLEX CNS PDX W MCC OR CHEMO IMPLANT
      • 024 -- CRANIO W MAJOR DEV IMPL/ACUTE COMPLEX CNS PDX W/O MCC
      • 025 -- CRANIOTOMY & ENDOVASCULAR INTRACRANIAL PROCEDURES W MCC
      • 026 -- CRANIOTOMY & ENDOVASCULAR INTRACRANIAL PROCEDURES W CC
      • 027 -- CRANIOTOMY & ENDOVASCULAR INTRACRANIAL PROCEDURES W/O CC/MCC
      • 094 -- BACTERIAL & TUBERCULOUS INFECTIONS OF NERVOUS SYSTEM W MCC
      • 095 -- BACTERIAL & TUBERCULOUS INFECTIONS OF NERVOUS SYSTEM W CC
      • 096 -- BACTERIAL & TUBERCULOUS INFECTIONS OF NERVOUS SYSTEM W/O CC/MCC

  • Clinical Classifications Software
    CCS

    • CCS Category Number : 76
    • Description : Meningitis (except that caused by tuberculosis or sexually transmitted disease)
    • Multi CCS Level 1 Number : 6
    • Level 1 Description : Diseases of the nervous system and sense organs
    • Multi CCS Level 2 Number : 6.1
    • Level 2 Description : Central nervous system infection

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

    A39.0 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 Meningococcal meningitis

Also called: Spinal meningitisMeningitis is inflammation of the thin tissue that surrounds the brain and spinal cord, called the meninges. There are several types of meningitis. The most common is viral meningitis. You get it when a virus enters the body through the nose or mouth and travels to the ...

Meningococci are a type of bacteria that cause serious infections. The most common infection is meningitis, which is an inflammation of the thin tissue that surrounds the brain and spinal cord. Meningococci can also cause other problems, including a serious bloodstream infection called sepsis.Meningococcal infections can spread from person ...

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